The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 59 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 3.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £550 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 166 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.74% 22.07% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £550 -
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
1 3 (42.86%) ISDN
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) XMPP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) PABX

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ISDN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) PABX
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) BYOD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft