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 25 June 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
25 Jun 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 £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
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
21 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.80% 18.86% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £203 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £454 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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
1 2 (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 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
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft