The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 141 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.45% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +476.00%
Unified Communications
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
429 275 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.95% 10.71% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 154
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 33
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.21 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £26.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 3 £400 -11.11% 4
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
3 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
3 3 (42.86%) Lync
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) NX-OS
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) CCSE
3 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
1 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (42.86%) NX-OS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) SCCP
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Training Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CIPD
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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