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 1 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
1 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 - - -
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
558 475 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.86% 12.78% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 240 185
Median daily rate £385 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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