The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
Unified Communications
North 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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
289 228 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.77% 15.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 50
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Manchester