The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 189 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.24% 20.26% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 112 72
Median daily rate £338 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire