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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 133 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 1.13% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £13.00
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
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 - - 6
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec