The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -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 West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.06% 11.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Average daily rate £325 £225 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%