The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Unified Communications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Communications
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 30
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke - 0.32% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.82% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +3.44% -14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.90 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +67.72%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 55 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 32.02% 17.63% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 46 84
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £205 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £728 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £22.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Basingstoke

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Verint
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Verint