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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 146 190 193
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 19 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 3.01% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £875 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £431 £378
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+67.72% -
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
533 764 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 12.87% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 566 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 24
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Skype for Business
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) XMPP
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Skype
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) LDAP
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) Avaya
6 7 (30.43%) H.323
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) CTI
7 6 (26.09%) PBX
7 6 (26.09%) IVR
8 5 (21.74%) Law
8 5 (21.74%) CCNP
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) Legal
9 4 (17.39%) Network Design
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) F5
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA

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 12 (52.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Skype
2 7 (30.43%) H.323
2 7 (30.43%) LDAP
2 7 (30.43%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) CTI
3 6 (26.09%) PBX
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.70%) HSRP
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) TACACS
8 1 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XMPP
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) IVR
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Korn
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (4.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Avaya
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Polycom
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) WorldPay
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) Sonus
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