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 6 May 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
6 May 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 South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £420 -
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
498 358 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.03% 11.76% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 171 249
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 33
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.87% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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