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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / South East
Rank 176 224 224
Rank change year-on-year
+48 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 60 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 1.60% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 30
Median daily rate £358 £365 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
1555 1755 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.41% 20.45% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 973 942
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +46 35 £400 +9.58% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £338 -11.18%
Surrey +14 6 £300 -0.82%
Hampshire +9 4 £431 +17.94%
West Sussex -13 1 £500 +22.69% 2
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 76 (66.67%) Cisco
2 50 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (40.35%) VoIP
3 46 (40.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 43 (37.72%) CCNP
4 43 (37.72%) Telecoms
5 36 (31.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 32 (28.07%) Cisco UCCX
6 32 (28.07%) CCNA
6 32 (28.07%) CCIE
7 21 (18.42%) Migration
8 19 (16.67%) LAN
8 19 (16.67%) Windows
8 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 17 (14.91%) ITIL
9 17 (14.91%) WAN
10 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
10 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (13.16%) Hyper-V
11 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
12 14 (12.28%) High Availability
12 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
13 13 (11.40%) Project Management
14 12 (10.53%) PBX
14 12 (10.53%) Network Design
14 12 (10.53%) Skype for Business
15 11 (9.65%) Skype
16 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.77%) Microsoft

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 12 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.35%) VoIP
2 19 (16.67%) LAN
3 17 (14.91%) WAN
4 12 (10.53%) PBX
5 11 (9.65%) Skype
6 9 (7.89%) Wireless
7 8 (7.02%) DNS
7 8 (7.02%) IP Telephony
8 7 (6.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.14%) DHCP
8 7 (6.14%) Firewall
8 7 (6.14%) ISDN
9 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 6 (5.26%) MPLS
10 5 (4.39%) CTI
10 5 (4.39%) Internet
10 5 (4.39%) VPN
11 4 (3.51%) BGP
11 4 (3.51%) OSPF
11 4 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) MS Access
General
1 43 (37.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Network Engineer
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (17.54%) Design Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) VoIP Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.39%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) XMPP
2 2 (1.75%) VXML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) IVR
2 6 (5.26%) Replication
2 6 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.63%) PMI
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) BYOD
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.51%) Linux
6 4 (3.51%) Unix
7 3 (2.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) Migration
2 17 (14.91%) ITIL
3 14 (12.28%) High Availability
4 13 (11.40%) Project Management
5 12 (10.53%) Network Design
6 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (5.26%) Server Building
8 6 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.51%) Presales
10 4 (3.51%) Service Management
11 3 (2.63%) Change Control
11 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 3 (2.63%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.75%) C
3 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (37.72%) CCNP
3 32 (28.07%) CCIE
3 32 (28.07%) CCNA
4 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.14%) Degree
7 4 (3.51%) CCDP
7 4 (3.51%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.63%) CCVP
8 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.75%) PMP
9 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CCDA
10 1 (0.88%) CCIP
10 1 (0.88%) MBA
10 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (40.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (31.58%) Cisco UCCE
3 32 (28.07%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (5.26%) SCCM
5 5 (4.39%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) Netcool
7 2 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 76 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) HP
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle
5 4 (3.51%) Avaya
5 4 (3.51%) EMC
5 4 (3.51%) Juniper
5 4 (3.51%) Verint
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.63%) Genesys
6 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.75%) F5
7 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.75%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.75%) Veritas
8 1 (0.88%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.88%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (0.88%) Proofpoint
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