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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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
332 381 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.51% 13.57% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 233 244
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 March 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Converged Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CTI
5 1 (16.67%) DPNSS
5 1 (16.67%) MGCP
5 1 (16.67%) RTP
5 1 (16.67%) SS7
5 1 (16.67%) VXML
5 1 (16.67%) ISUP
5 1 (16.67%) Q.931
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) CCVP
5 1 (16.67%) IVR
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) XMPP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) Polycom

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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Converged Networks
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) CTI
4 1 (16.67%) DPNSS
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) ISUP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) MGCP
4 1 (16.67%) Q.931
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) SS7
4 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CCXML
1 1 (16.67%) RFC 2833
1 1 (16.67%) VXML
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CME
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom