Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for QSIG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QSIG over the 6 months to 19 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.

QSIG
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 363 389
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 -
Contract jobs citing QSIG 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.064% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
South East median daily rate £465 £483 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -8.10% -
10th Percentile £431 £423 £513
90th Percentile £480 £548 £538
England median daily rate £429 £483 £525
% change year-on-year -11.09% -8.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

QSIG 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2893 3147 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.94% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1798 1904
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 219 242
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.14 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

QSIG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing QSIG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for QSIG in the South East

QSIG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QSIG in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for QSIG in the South East

QSIG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QSIG in the South East

QSIG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QSIG within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Berkshire +9 2 £465 -3.63%
Thames Valley -5 2 £465 -3.63%
QSIG
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QSIG 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 South East region with a requirement for QSIG.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Acme Packet
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Sonus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN

QSIG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sonus