The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Unified Communications
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.80% 16.67% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 48
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 5
Median hourly rate £24.65 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £13.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) ISDN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) DDNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) ISDN
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Lync Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
1 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Barracuda Networks
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds