The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 1.44% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £365 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £437 £360
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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
443 486 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.67% 25.21% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 297 203
Median daily rate £409 £352 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 47
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 £435 -
Hook -2 1 £431 -6.81%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) B2B
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (37.50%) xDSL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Skype

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) xDSL
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Product Development Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) B2B
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos