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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 55 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.24% - 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £13.00
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
70 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.87% 17.42% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

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