The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+453.84% -
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 70 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.13% 21.34% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 109
Average daily rate £425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Unified Communications
South West

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Unified Communications
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom