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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 45 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.36% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 0.93% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
147 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.79% 15.23% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 34 53
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (42.86%) Server Building
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Communications Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Server Building
1 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco