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 24 May 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
24 May 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 £363 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
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
19 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.34% 17.55% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 7
Median daily rate £398 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence

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