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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 203 234 197
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 55 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 0.64% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £308 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £19.50
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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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +38 30 £394 +78.97% 14
Hampshire +12 11 £340 +9.67% 6
Surrey - 9 £395 - 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 - - 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (37.74%) Lync
2 39 (36.79%) Cisco
3 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
4 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
5 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
5 19 (17.92%) Project Management
6 18 (16.98%) Migration
6 18 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
8 16 (15.09%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.26%) CCNP
10 13 (12.26%) LAN
10 13 (12.26%) VoIP
10 13 (12.26%) WAN
11 12 (11.32%) VPN
11 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
11 12 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (10.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.38%) Avaya
12 11 (10.38%) ITIL
12 11 (10.38%) Windows
13 10 (9.43%) CCNA
13 10 (9.43%) CCIE
13 10 (9.43%) MPLS
13 10 (9.43%) IP Telephony
13 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (8.49%) Billing
14 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (37.74%) Lync
2 7 (6.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.77%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) LAN
1 13 (12.26%) VoIP
1 13 (12.26%) WAN
2 12 (11.32%) VPN
2 12 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (9.43%) MPLS
3 10 (9.43%) IP Telephony
4 9 (8.49%) Wireless
5 8 (7.55%) Ethernet
5 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.55%) WLAN
6 7 (6.60%) PBX
6 7 (6.60%) Cisco ICM
6 7 (6.60%) OSPF
6 7 (6.60%) BGP
6 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.66%) HSRP
7 6 (5.66%) Multicast
7 6 (5.66%) EIGRP
7 6 (5.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) MySQL
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
General
1 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Billing
3 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.04%) Architect
3 14 (13.21%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Unified Communications Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Voice Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Designer
7 6 (5.66%) Avaya Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Communications Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.83%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Network Specialist
9 3 (2.83%) IT Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) XMPP
2 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.94%) RESTful
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.09%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.66%) PKI
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) Frameworx
5 2 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.89%) IVR
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) IPTV
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Handset
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.83%) SUSE
6 2 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Project Management
2 18 (16.98%) Migration
3 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.38%) ITIL
5 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.49%) Validation
7 6 (5.66%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.72%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.72%) CRM
8 5 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.77%) Change Management
9 4 (3.77%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.83%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.83%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.83%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (2.83%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (2.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) C
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) Python
3 1 (0.94%) Ruby
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (12.26%) CCNP
3 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.43%) CCIE
4 10 (9.43%) CCNA
5 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.60%) CCIP
6 7 (6.60%) MCSE
6 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.77%) CCDP
8 4 (3.77%) Degree
8 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.77%) CCVP
9 1 (0.94%) MOS
9 1 (0.94%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (4.72%) SCOM
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.89%) SCCM
6 1 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.94%) Netcool
6 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Cisco
2 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.38%) Avaya
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Verint
5 4 (3.77%) IBM
5 4 (3.77%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.83%) Remedy
6 3 (2.83%) Juniper
6 3 (2.83%) F5
7 2 (1.89%) Genesys
7 2 (1.89%) CA
7 2 (1.89%) BT
8 1 (0.94%) Cramer
8 1 (0.94%) Infovista
8 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.94%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle
8 1 (0.94%) Nokia
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