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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 98 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 0.87% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Unified Communications
England

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
211 231 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.70% 14.84% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 130 115
Median daily rate £320 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £461 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 23
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £150 - 3
Derbyshire +6 3 £250 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Unix

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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Communications Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCDP
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) QNAP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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