The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 156 175 199
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +24
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 3.65% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 13
Median daily rate £420 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £384 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £845 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
Unified Communications
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
449 712 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 13.11% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 532 511
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unified Communications
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the City of London region.

Unified Communications Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) XMPP
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) DMZ
3 2 (20.00%) DWDM
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) NGN
3 2 (20.00%) Packet Switching
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) GLBP
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Portfolio Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XMPP
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Korn
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) CCSP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (10.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom
5 1 (10.00%) WorldPay
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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