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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 114 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.48% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50
Unified Communications
South East

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
398 405 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 20.23% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 205 190
Average daily rate £388 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.72 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +6 3 - - 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) XMPP
2 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Lync
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) ATM
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) SUSE
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk