The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £13.00
Unified Communications
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.04% 17.65% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 42
Average daily rate £438 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
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 Essex

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 £425 -
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco