Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Q.931 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Q.931 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Q.931
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 854 867
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Q.931 21 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.012% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.079% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
England median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £300 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Q.931 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13105 15096 14416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 15.41% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8038 9186 8455
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 762 940
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

Q.931
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Q.931 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Q.931 in England

Q.931
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Q.931 in England

Q.931
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Q.931 in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Q.931 in England

Q.931
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Q.931 in England

Q.931
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 11 £400 +53.85%
Midlands - 8 £375 -
West Midlands - 8 £375 -
South East +8 2 - - 1
Q.931
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Q.931.

1 21 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
3 8 (38.10%) Nortel
4 7 (33.33%) DMS-100
4 7 (33.33%) Line Management
5 6 (28.57%) GENBAND
6 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 5 (23.81%) Softswitch
7 4 (19.05%) Network Management
7 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (19.05%) HSRP
7 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
7 4 (19.05%) PPP
7 4 (19.05%) SNMP
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) ISDN
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (19.05%) TACACS
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (9.52%) Remedy
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) CCNP
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification

Q.931
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (9.52%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 7 (33.33%) DMS-100
3 5 (23.81%) Softswitch
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) HSRP
4 4 (19.05%) ISDN
4 4 (19.05%) PPP
4 4 (19.05%) SNMP
4 4 (19.05%) TACACS
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) PBX
6 1 (4.76%) PSTN
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Datafill Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Nortel
2 6 (28.57%) GENBAND
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia