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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+67.72% -
Unified Communications
UK

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
130 106 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.18% 12.10% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 50
Median daily rate £375 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
South Wales - 3 £380 - 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) FirePass
5 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
5 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FirePass
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NGN
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IMAC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) 3Com
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft