The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 28 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.87% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% 3.33% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £356
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Unified Communications
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.66% 20.76% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 38
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £14.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) MS Access
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Netcool
3 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Skype
4 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
3 2 (20.00%) DSL
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) Telepresence
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPLS
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCIP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Netcool
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) EMC
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Genesys
5 1 (10.00%) VMware