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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £273 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
139 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.13% 16.21% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 46
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 3
Average hourly rate £18.81 £14.00 £22.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.35% -37.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £18.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £37.00 £34.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco