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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 55 59
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.00% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
42 100 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.81% 18.90% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 55
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.46% +13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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

Unified Communications
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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