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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 66 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £16.50
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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
183 242 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.99% 24.35% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 66
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PBX
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (42.86%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 1 (14.29%) MGCP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) MGCP
3 1 (14.29%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) MSRP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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