The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 375 383 383
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 68 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 1.95% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 40
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.15 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Unified Communications
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3287 2875 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 12.29% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1901 2089
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 91
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in London

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unified Communications
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the London region.

Unified Communications Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +19 15 £475 +3.82% 4
Uxbridge - 2 £725 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 64 (47.76%) Microsoft
1 64 (47.76%) Cisco
2 52 (38.81%) Skype for Business
3 40 (29.85%) Skype
4 38 (28.36%) Windows
5 31 (23.13%) Finance
6 29 (21.64%) Windows Server
7 28 (20.90%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
8 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
8 27 (20.15%) VoIP
9 26 (19.40%) XMPP
10 25 (18.66%) Avaya
11 24 (17.91%) Office 365
12 22 (16.42%) Data Centre
12 22 (16.42%) SQL
13 20 (14.93%) Citrix
14 19 (14.18%) ITIL
14 19 (14.18%) WAN
15 18 (13.43%) LAN
15 18 (13.43%) MS Exchange
16 17 (12.69%) LDAP
17 16 (11.94%) Wireless
17 16 (11.94%) VMware
18 15 (11.19%) PBX
19 14 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (10.45%) H.323
20 13 (9.70%) Migration
20 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (9.70%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 52 (38.81%) Skype for Business
2 18 (13.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) IIS
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Faxination
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.91%) Office 365
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) SaaS
5 2 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.49%) IaaS
5 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.85%) Skype
2 27 (20.15%) VoIP
3 19 (14.18%) WAN
4 18 (13.43%) LAN
5 17 (12.69%) LDAP
6 16 (11.94%) Wireless
7 15 (11.19%) PBX
8 14 (10.45%) H.323
9 11 (8.21%) CTI
10 9 (6.72%) Firewall
11 8 (5.97%) Network Security
11 8 (5.97%) SAN
12 7 (5.22%) DHCP
12 7 (5.22%) IP Telephony
12 7 (5.22%) ISDN
12 7 (5.22%) Telepresence
13 6 (4.48%) DNS
13 6 (4.48%) MPLS
13 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
14 5 (3.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Law
3 10 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.73%) Legal
5 5 (3.73%) Retail
6 3 (2.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Architect
2 27 (20.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) Consultant
4 11 (8.21%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.21%) Unified Communications Manager
5 8 (5.97%) Developer
5 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.97%) Network Architect
5 8 (5.97%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 7 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Lync Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco Architect
8 5 (3.73%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Telephony Architect
8 5 (3.73%) Voice Architect
8 5 (3.73%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.40%) XMPP
2 8 (5.97%) Spring
3 7 (5.22%) Java EE
3 7 (5.22%) RESTful
3 7 (5.22%) Web Services
4 6 (4.48%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.99%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (16.42%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.21%) IVR
4 6 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.73%) Equities
5 5 (3.73%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.73%) Replication
6 3 (2.24%) NHS
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.49%) BYOD
7 2 (1.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.36%) Windows
2 29 (21.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.21%) Linux
3 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.48%) Android
5 4 (2.99%) CentOS
5 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) Unix
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.18%) ITIL
2 13 (9.70%) Migration
3 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.22%) Change Management
5 7 (5.22%) MVC
5 7 (5.22%) Network Design
6 6 (4.48%) Project Management
6 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.73%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.73%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (3.73%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.73%) Network Management
8 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.99%) Presales
8 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (2.99%) Service Design
9 3 (2.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.99%) C
4 4 (2.99%) Python
5 3 (2.24%) Perl
6 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) Korn
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.72%) CCIE
3 8 (5.97%) CCNP
3 8 (5.97%) Degree
3 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (1.49%) CCSP
5 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) APMP
6 1 (0.75%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CCIP
6 1 (0.75%) CCSA
6 1 (0.75%) CCSE
6 1 (0.75%) CCVP
6 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.99%) ISO22301
3 3 (2.24%) QA
3 3 (2.24%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) XenApp
4 4 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) Firmware
6 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.75%) Snort
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.48%) AirWatch
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.48%) SCCM
3 5 (3.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 64 (47.76%) Cisco
1 64 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.66%) Avaya
3 20 (14.93%) Citrix
4 16 (11.94%) VMware
5 11 (8.21%) Polycom
6 9 (6.72%) HP
7 5 (3.73%) Mitel
8 4 (2.99%) EMC
9 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.24%) NetApp
9 3 (2.24%) Proofpoint
9 3 (2.24%) Sonus
10 2 (1.49%) Apple
10 2 (1.49%) F5
10 2 (1.49%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle
10 2 (1.49%) Remedy
11 1 (0.75%) Meraki
11 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
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