The table below looks at the statistics for Q.931 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Q.931 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q.931
Rank - - 598
Contract jobs citing Q.931 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Q.931
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Q.931 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Q.931 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
England - - - - 3
East of England - - - -

Q.931
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Q.931 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Q.931.

1 3 (100.00%) PSTN
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) Sonus
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DMS-100
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Q.931
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Q.931 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Q.931. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) DMS-100
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel
1 1 (33.33%) Sonus