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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 49 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 0.11% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 0.54% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £337 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
105 184 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.27% 20.09% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 52
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (71.43%) Server Building
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) 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 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Communications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco