The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 22 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.65% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 3.45% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.23% 24.58% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 3
Average daily rate £363 £410 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Unified Communications
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) XMPP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DWDM
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) MGCP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco