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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
QSIG
England / South East
Rank - - 266
Contract jobs citing QSIG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1473 2013 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.00% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1121 984
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

QSIG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QSIG in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QSIG in the South East

QSIG
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

QSIG
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft