The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Newbury 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 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.80% 0.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.60% 32.76% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.02%
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DWDM
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) MGCP
1 1 (25.00%) Q.931
1 1 (25.00%) QSIG
1 1 (25.00%) H.323
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Expert
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Verint