The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QSIG
Rank 145 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QSIG 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
447 492 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.36% 15.56% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 297 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QSIG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QSIG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

QSIG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 5 £525 -
QSIG
England

QSIG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing QSIG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QSIG.

1 5 (100.00%) PBX
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 5 (100.00%) IVR
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) WFM
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

QSIG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing QSIG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QSIG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) PBX
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya