Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 13 December 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 82 98
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 0.67% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% -5.13% +12.07%
10th Percentile £298 £456 £481
90th Percentile £587 £469 £494
East of England median daily rate £400 £506 £300
% change year-on-year -20.99% +68.75% -22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 273 150 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.35% 13.15% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 42 87
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £180 £207 £174
90th Percentile £473 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £368 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +1.38% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 47
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +36.36%
10th Percentile £16.13 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £60.63 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £29.48
% change year-on-year -9.86% +20.42% +17.92%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Cambridgeshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Cambridgeshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Cambridgeshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Huntingdon - 4 £573 -
Cambridge -8 2 £346 -25.14%
Peterborough - 1 - -
Unified Communications
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
3 4 (33.33%) AppSense
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Skype
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Service Design
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) IP Telephony
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Proactive Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) AppSense
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft