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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+67.72% -
Unified Communications
West Midlands

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
33 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.64% 18.99% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 2
Median daily rate £325 £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +107.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £154 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £14.40 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.44% +37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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

Unified Communications
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft