Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 22 November 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 104 122
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.30% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 2.30% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.95% -37.10%
10th Percentile £406 £275 £463
90th Percentile £450 £493 £503
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 307 305 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.00% 17.44% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 166 195
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +21.97%
10th Percentile £161 £259 £256
90th Percentile £537 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Buckinghamshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Buckinghamshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -24 6 £450 +50.00%
Unified Communications
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
1 6 (85.71%) Skype
1 6 (85.71%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) LAN

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Lync Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Business Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Collaborative Working
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
3 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco