The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 97 107 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.061% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.42% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 238 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.29% 14.58% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 166 73
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -84.78%
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CTI
3 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) VXML
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISUP
3 1 (25.00%) Q.931
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (25.00%) ISUP
2 1 (25.00%) MGCP
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Q.931
2 1 (25.00%) RTP
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) SS7
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CCXML
1 1 (25.00%) RFC 2833
1 1 (25.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft