The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 124 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 2.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Median daily rate £414 £430 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +95.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
373 549 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.11% 19.49% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 286 211
Median daily rate £400 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Unified Communications
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Unified Communications Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £431 +3.91%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £351 -18.31% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 of England region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) ICMP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Progress
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) ICMP
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) PABX
2 1 (12.50%) RIP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCENT
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Progress
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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