The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - 68 73
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.05% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
Unified Communications
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 146 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.11% 17.94% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 44
Median daily rate £430 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Softphone
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) Softphone
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Transition Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy