The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.052% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.36% 10.77% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 137 161
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) RFC 2833
2 1 (50.00%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) VXML
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) Q.931
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
1 1 (50.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) ISUP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MGCP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Q.931
1 1 (50.00%) RTP
1 1 (50.00%) SS7
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CCXML
1 1 (50.00%) RFC 2833
1 1 (50.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco