The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Median daily rate £200 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 193 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.89% 12.29% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 112 86
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unified Communications Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire - 13 £200 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
1 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (78.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 15 (78.95%) Data Loss Prevention
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
3 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
4 7 (36.84%) SCCM
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
4 7 (36.84%) High Availability
4 7 (36.84%) Clustering
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Linux

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Data Loss Prevention
1 15 (78.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 15 (78.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
2 8 (42.11%) Data Protection
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCDP
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint