The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 81 82
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unified Communications
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 156 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.89% 10.77% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 70
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unified Communications
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft