The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £383 £405
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.54% 8.48% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 30
Average daily rate £388 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bristol region.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix