The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
+476.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.16% 10.96% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.38 £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% +64.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Sussex region.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 3 - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Business Development
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Sales Executive
1 3 (60.00%) Commercial Executive
2 2 (40.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification