Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 883 888
Rank change year-on-year +38 +5 -14
Contract jobs citing Q.931 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.075% 0.012% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
UK median daily rate £356 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.29% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £253 £413 £351
90th Percentile £441 £438 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13293 17270 16182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.83% 15.72% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7985 10495 9049
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £204 £223 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 771 796 945
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £25.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.76% +23.17% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -24.08% +19.23% +16.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Q.931 over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 4 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 28 July 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
England +53 10 £356 -16.29% 1
London - 9 £312 -
UK excluding London +50 1 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +34 1 £400 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 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%) ISDN
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (70.00%) TACACS
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%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Nortel
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) GENBAND
6 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (20.00%) DMS-100
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (20.00%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) 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%) PBX
7 1 (10.00%) PSTN
7 1 (10.00%) SCCP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network 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%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL 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
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
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