The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Unified Communications
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.43% 14.71% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Unified Communications
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Server Monitoring

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware