The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 141 128 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.20% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £410 £280 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
Unified Communications
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 333 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.54% 11.43% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 147 168
Median daily rate £330 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £410 - 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) VMware