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 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 238 197 235
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 31 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.67% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 3.41% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 8
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
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
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
1912 1846 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.83% 19.78% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 891 713
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 105 104
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £45.00
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East 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
Berkshire -23 10 £400 +6.66% 5
Hampshire +4 8 £375 +30.43%
West Sussex - 7 £365 -
Surrey -20 5 £288 -25.80% 5
Oxfordshire +12 1 £525 - 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 33 (55.00%) Cisco
2 31 (51.67%) ITIL
3 21 (35.00%) SLA
4 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (26.67%) Wireless
6 15 (25.00%) Firewall
6 15 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 13 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 12 (20.00%) CCNP
9 11 (18.33%) HP
9 11 (18.33%) SAN
10 10 (16.67%) Juniper
10 10 (16.67%) LAN
10 10 (16.67%) VoIP
10 10 (16.67%) WAN
10 10 (16.67%) Remedy
10 10 (16.67%) F5
11 9 (15.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 9 (15.00%) Migration
11 9 (15.00%) Windows
11 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (13.33%) MPLS
12 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
12 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (13.33%) Telecoms

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Wireless
2 15 (25.00%) Firewall
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (18.33%) SAN
5 10 (16.67%) LAN
5 10 (16.67%) VoIP
5 10 (16.67%) WAN
6 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 8 (13.33%) MPLS
6 8 (13.33%) Skype
6 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (11.67%) DHCP
7 7 (11.67%) DNS
8 6 (10.00%) 3G
8 6 (10.00%) BGP
8 6 (10.00%) DDNS
8 6 (10.00%) DSL
8 6 (10.00%) OSPF
8 6 (10.00%) SSL
8 6 (10.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MS Access
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Lync Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Network Support
4 6 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Database Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) IVR
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) AVVID
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) Change Control
3 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.67%) Information Management
4 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
4 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 6 (10.00%) Network Design
5 6 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (8.33%) Network Management
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
7 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) DBS Check
6 3 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (5.00%) CCVP
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCA
8 1 (1.67%) CCENT
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.67%) PMP
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (6.67%) SCCM
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (5.00%) Netcool
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (18.33%) HP
3 10 (16.67%) F5
3 10 (16.67%) Juniper
3 10 (16.67%) Remedy
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
5 6 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
6 5 (8.33%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) Altiris
7 4 (6.67%) Avaya
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (3.33%) BMC
9 2 (3.33%) Infovista
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
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