The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 28 30
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.85% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.71% 10.17% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Average daily rate £255 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £625 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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