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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 33 26
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.40% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.78% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
24 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.27% 14.40% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 10
Average daily rate £275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +254.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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