The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 - - 35
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.11% 11.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 15
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £82.25 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+647.72% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £20.35 £44.67
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 Sheffield

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield