The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank - - 138
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 323 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.40% 13.53% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 188 291
Average daily rate £390 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £16.24 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
QSIG
England

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