The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 105 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.43% 20.92% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 36
Median daily rate £425 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -45.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CME

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom