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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
140 130 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.29% 20.31% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 50
Median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +28.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) XMPP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (25.00%) BYOD
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) BYOD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya