The table below looks at the statistics for Q.931 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q.931 over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Q.931
Rank 610 656 -
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -
Contract jobs citing Q.931 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Q.931
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Q.931 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Q.931 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Q.931
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Q.931 within the UK.

Q.931 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Q.931
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Q.931 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Q.931 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Q.931
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Q.931 within the UK.

Q.931 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Q.931
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Q.931 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 9 £300 - 3
London - 4 £260 -
South East +25 1 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Q.931
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Q.931 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Q.931.

1 9 (69.23%) DPNSS
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Nortel
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
4 4 (30.77%) SCCP
4 4 (30.77%) H.323
4 4 (30.77%) ISDN
4 4 (30.77%) PBX
4 4 (30.77%) GENBAND
5 3 (23.08%) Sonus
5 3 (23.08%) RFC 2833
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (23.08%) MGCP
5 3 (23.08%) RTP
5 3 (23.08%) SAS
5 3 (23.08%) ISUP
5 3 (23.08%) DMS-100
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) INAP
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) IVR
6 2 (15.38%) SS7
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA

Q.931
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DPNSS
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) H.323
3 4 (30.77%) ISDN
3 4 (30.77%) PBX
3 4 (30.77%) SCCP
4 3 (23.08%) DMS-100
4 3 (23.08%) ISUP
4 3 (23.08%) MGCP
4 3 (23.08%) RTP
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) INAP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) PABX
5 2 (15.38%) Skype
5 2 (15.38%) Softswitch
5 2 (15.38%) SS7
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RFC 2833
2 1 (7.69%) CCXML
2 1 (7.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Contact Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Nortel
2 4 (30.77%) GENBAND
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) Sonus
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Panasonic
5 1 (7.69%) Samsung
5 1 (7.69%) Tekelec