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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QSIG
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QSIG
England

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
550 449 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 11.89% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 227 194
Median daily rate £388 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing QSIG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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