The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.94% 16.98% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate £315 £270 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £9.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +41.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire