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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 127 146 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.78% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +476.00%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.82% 12.25% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 165 144
Average daily rate £328 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £340 +78.94%
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
Unified Communications
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) DPNSS
2 2 (28.57%) QSIG
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) DPNSS
2 2 (28.57%) QSIG
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Lead Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) IVR
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
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