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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.35% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 2.34% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £420 £464 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +36.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £420 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £487 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
444 471 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.71% 25.70% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 295 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 +8 3 £435 +3.57% 1
Hook +4 3 £408 -13.84%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (30.00%) xDSL
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Verint
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) PBX
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) WAN

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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) xDSL
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Product Development Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Product Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Verint
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Sonus
4 1 (10.00%) VMware