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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 100 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.20% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £260 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
218 166 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.20% 10.30% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 82 99
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
Derbyshire +7 4 £250 - 1
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £375 -16.66%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) QNAP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware