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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
London / City of London
Rank 147 144 184
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +40
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.52% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £575 £471 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.01% +25.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
392 329 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.69% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 228 493
Median daily rate £433 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 11 (57.89%) Cisco
1 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
1 11 (57.89%) Skype
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (36.84%) Office 365
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) ISDN
6 6 (31.58%) Polycom
6 6 (31.58%) Sonus
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
7 5 (26.32%) Law
7 5 (26.32%) Legal
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
8 4 (21.05%) Equities
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security

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 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Skype
2 6 (31.58%) ISDN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) DWDM
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) PSTN
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Law
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) ICT Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Product Owner
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
3 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Office Automation
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Spectrum Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Polycom
3 6 (31.58%) Sonus
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Siebel
5 1 (5.26%) Verint
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