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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
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
463 397 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.98% 13.07% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 199 181
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 43
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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