The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 131 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 3.92% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Median daily rate £338 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £260 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
350 408 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.46% 12.94% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 226 279
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Bristol -1 3 £356 -1.38% 2
Devon 0 2 £185 -58.88%
Gloucestershire -2 1 £525 +101.92%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) XMPP
4 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (14.29%) HSRP
4 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) HSRP
3 2 (14.29%) ISDN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) PPP
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) WebEx
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CCDA
3 2 (14.29%) CNA
3 2 (14.29%) CNE
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Novell Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Novell
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago