The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 191 226 214
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 63 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 0.87% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 16
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£388 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Unified Communications
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the South East region.

Unified Communications Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 30 £375 - 14
Surrey +18 14 £388 +29.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £335 -25.55% 1
Hampshire +1 7 £288 -34.84%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (41.00%) Cisco
2 35 (35.00%) Lync
3 33 (33.00%) Telecoms
4 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (19.00%) Migration
6 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.00%) LAN
6 16 (16.00%) WAN
6 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (15.00%) CCNA
8 14 (14.00%) Project Management
8 14 (14.00%) VPN
8 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (13.00%) Wireless
9 13 (13.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (12.00%) VoIP
11 11 (11.00%) ITIL
11 11 (11.00%) CCNP
11 11 (11.00%) Validation
11 11 (11.00%) XMPP
11 11 (11.00%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (10.00%) MPLS
12 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 10 (10.00%) Avaya

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (35.00%) Lync
2 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.00%) CMS
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Project
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) LAN
1 16 (16.00%) WAN
2 14 (14.00%) VPN
3 13 (13.00%) Wireless
3 13 (13.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (12.00%) VoIP
5 11 (11.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (10.00%) MPLS
6 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.00%) WLAN
7 9 (9.00%) Ethernet
7 9 (9.00%) OSPF
7 9 (9.00%) BGP
7 9 (9.00%) Firewall
8 8 (8.00%) HSRP
8 8 (8.00%) Multicast
8 8 (8.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 8 (8.00%) VRRP
8 8 (8.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (33.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.00%) Billing
3 7 (7.00%) Finance
4 4 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.00%) Architect
3 9 (9.00%) Consultant
3 9 (9.00%) Designer
4 8 (8.00%) Communications Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) IT Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) Avaya Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) Wintel Support
8 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) XMPP
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (8.00%) PKI
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (3.00%) Frameworx
5 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) IVR
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) IPTV
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) SUSE
5 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Migration
2 14 (14.00%) Project Management
3 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (11.00%) ITIL
5 11 (11.00%) Validation
6 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.00%) CRM
8 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Logistics
10 3 (3.00%) Customer Intelligence
10 3 (3.00%) UML
10 3 (3.00%) Change Management
10 3 (3.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.00%) Service Management
10 3 (3.00%) Process Management
10 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) C
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (15.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.00%) CCNP
6 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.00%) CCIP
7 8 (8.00%) CCIE
8 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (5.00%) CCDP
10 4 (4.00%) Degree
10 4 (4.00%) MCSE
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Netcool
5 1 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Cisco
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.00%) Avaya
4 7 (7.00%) VMware
5 5 (5.00%) F5
6 4 (4.00%) Verint
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
6 4 (4.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) BT
7 3 (3.00%) Remedy
8 2 (2.00%) Genesys
9 1 (1.00%) CA
9 1 (1.00%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.00%) Nokia
9 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.00%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (1.00%) EMC
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