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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 90 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.086% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 0.85% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50
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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
220 118 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.69% 10.11% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 77 103
Average daily rate £288 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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