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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.50
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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
29 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.13% 12.82% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
Average daily rate £363 £255 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.15% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £10.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -54.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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