The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 68 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 6.96% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
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
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 115 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.35% 13.33% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £385 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
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 Bristol

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (62.50%) CA
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) FWSM
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) IronPort
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) APMG
4 2 (25.00%) Facebook

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (37.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) FWSM
1 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) Softphone
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) CA
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
2 4 (50.00%) IronPort
3 2 (25.00%) Facebook
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago