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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QSIG
Rank - 142 -
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
483 449 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 13.42% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 249 297
Median daily rate £350 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.50 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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