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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 32 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.42% - 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% - 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£250 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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South Yorkshire

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
48 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.00% 22.04% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 13
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% +238.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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

Unified Communications
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) CIPD
1 2 (100.00%) Lync

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (100.00%) Lync
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Training Consultant
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CIPD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco