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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 63 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £383 £405
% change year-on-year
-0.32% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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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
91 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.02% 13.48% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 32
Average daily rate £330 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.10 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.37 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware