The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.46% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £435 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.64% 27.16% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 10
Median daily rate £315 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Unified Communications
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Skype

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Verint