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 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 112 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 9 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.67% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 3.47% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £313 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +1.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
365 432 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.04% 19.19% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 245 275
Median daily rate £362 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.16 £47.83 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Southampton - 3 £313 - 3
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Remedy
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) ITSM
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Skype
6 5 (38.46%) SLA
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Sonus
7 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
7 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
7 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) LAN

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 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Skype
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (7.69%) H.323
General
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Lync Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Communications Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) AVVID
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) Sonus
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix