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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 133 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.34% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
377 447 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.20% 15.48% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 286 156
Median daily rate £400 £295 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.87 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +23.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £71.00 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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 -2 3 £400 -3.03% 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec