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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 30 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.19% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 5.08% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £435 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £380
% change year-on-year +5.47% -3.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 72 59 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 28.46% 21.07% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Median daily rate £269 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

Unified Communications
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Skype

Unified Communications
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Verint