The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 44 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 2.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.11% 12.92% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 45
Average daily rate £438 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £42.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tandberg
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper