The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
Unified Communications
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.51% 6.02% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 30
Median daily rate £350 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unified Communications
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco