The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 69 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 1.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.43% 9.77% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £435 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £121.59 £20.96
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 Wales

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Unified Communications
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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