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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 83 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
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
131 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.30% 9.86% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 85
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +90.47%
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 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 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft