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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 48 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.25% - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £390
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
70 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.81% 19.27% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 28
Median daily rate £350 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 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 14 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CME

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco