The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 67 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.54% 9.65% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 37
Average daily rate £330 £388 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +44.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £16.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £14.96 £21.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Online Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Online Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft