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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 33 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.28% - 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £420 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £13.00
Unified Communications
Hampshire

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
76 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.34% 14.04% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 35
Average daily rate £390 £280 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -32.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) SUSE
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) vRealize
4 3 (42.86%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Migration

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ATM
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SUSE
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) vRealize
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco