Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 January 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 842 878
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 -
Contract jobs citing Q.931 20 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.098% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
UK median daily rate £400 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 -
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,266 14,287 15,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.32% 14.99% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,189 8,693 8,722
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 743 914
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.11% +4.65% -4.44%

Q.931
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Q.931 in the UK

Q.931
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Q.931 in the UK

Q.931
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Q.931 in the UK

Q.931
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
England +7 20 £400 +33.33%
UK excluding London +20 14 £363 +11.54%
Midlands - 10 £363 -
West Midlands - 10 £363 -
London -35 6 £400 -
South East -21 4 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Q.931.

1 20 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) Line Management
4 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 7 (35.00%) Nortel
6 6 (30.00%) Softswitch
6 6 (30.00%) GENBAND
6 6 (30.00%) DMS-100
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
8 1 (5.00%) BT

Q.931
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (100.00%) DPNSS
2 6 (30.00%) DMS-100
2 6 (30.00%) Softswitch
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Datafill Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Nortel
2 6 (30.00%) GENBAND
3 1 (5.00%) BT