The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 66 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 1.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 10.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 64 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.56% 11.92% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +57.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (100.00%) Lync
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared