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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 58 52
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.65% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
93 121 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.44% 18.73% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 55
Median daily rate £275 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £29.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.59 £49.25 £112.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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