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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank - 63 67
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.03% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.75
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 148 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.73% 17.77% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 68
Average daily rate £413 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.79 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) 3Com
2 1 (20.00%) Draytek
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Chief Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Chief Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) 3Com
1 1 (20.00%) Draytek
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