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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
QSIG
Rank - 146 -
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £205 -
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
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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