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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 55 55
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.37% +14.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+67.72% -
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
90 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.35% 19.00% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 60
Median daily rate £275 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £49.00 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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