The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 70 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 3.72% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
- -28.76%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 242 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.94% 24.95% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 64
Average daily rate £350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £183 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) MSRP
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) MSRP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) MGCP
2 1 (16.67%) RTP
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VCP4
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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