The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 64 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.30% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £410 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.54% 8.59% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 36
Average daily rate £333 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £68.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Unified Communications
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco