The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 74 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.44% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 163 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.95% 17.97% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 93 87
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £353 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Unified Communications
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) S/MIME
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Postini
3 2 (33.33%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (83.33%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) S/MIME
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) MGCP
2 1 (16.67%) SCCP
2 1 (16.67%) H.323
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) RIP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Postini
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