The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 66 61
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.089% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.96% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 104 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.79% 9.28% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 34
Average daily rate £408 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh