The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 437 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.53% 15.01% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 219 172
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 43
Average hourly rate £21.75 £24.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.22% +30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £28.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QSIG across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QSIG
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QSIG across the North West region.

QSIG Daily Rate Trend in the North West