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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 26 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.46% 3.33% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 12.50% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.21%
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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
121 48 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 49.59% 26.67% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 17
Average daily rate £290 £430 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +714.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MGCP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) XMPP
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) MGCP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
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