The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£236 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.75
Unified Communications
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 96 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.29% 20.92% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 12
Average daily rate £400 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Gloucester - 2 £236 - 1
Unified Communications
South West

Unified Communications
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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