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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.068% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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
90 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.66% 10.10% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 47
Median daily rate £395 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Openreach
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) BT
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) CMS

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 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BT
2 2 (28.57%) Openreach