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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 36 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.67% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.75
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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
60 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.20% 34.11% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 16
Average daily rate £413 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Unified Communications
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Frameworx
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Verint
3 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) Frameworx
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Verint