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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 141 156 114
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.070% 0.062% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.40% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £540 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +170.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £406
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
397 503 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 15.65% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 320 152
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
West Yorkshire +8 2 - - 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) RFC 2833
3 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (20.00%) CCXML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (20.00%) CTI
2 1 (20.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (20.00%) ISUP
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) Q.931
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Lync Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CCXML
1 1 (20.00%) RFC 2833
1 1 (20.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft