The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 76 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.62% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 3.32% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £410 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -25.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
Unified Communications
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 241 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.91% 18.68% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 58
Median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £243 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 2 £410 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) NGN
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) NGN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy