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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 626 606
Rank change year-on-year +54 -20  
Contract jobs citing Q.931 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.013% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £312 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5815 7734 7530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.88% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3458 4791 4313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 352 440
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Q.931
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Q.931 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
London - 8 £312 -
Q.931
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (90.00%) DPNSS
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) PPP
3 7 (70.00%) SNMP
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) TACACS
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (70.00%) ISDN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (70.00%) Network Management
3 7 (70.00%) HSRP
3 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Nortel
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) DMS-100
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) GENBAND
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (10.00%) PABX

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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DPNSS
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) HSRP
3 7 (70.00%) ISDN
3 7 (70.00%) PPP
3 7 (70.00%) SNMP
3 7 (70.00%) TACACS
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) DMS-100
7 1 (10.00%) INAP
7 1 (10.00%) ISUP
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) PABX
7 1 (10.00%) SCCP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Nortel
4 2 (20.00%) GENBAND
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy