Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 February 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 204 212
Rank change year-on-year -31 +8 +51
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 20 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 3.46% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
City of London median daily rate £465 £535 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +22.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £403 £399 £344
90th Percentile £515 £625 £538
Central London median daily rate £465 £518 £475
% change year-on-year -10.14% +8.95% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 730 781 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.35% 12.74% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 603 515
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £228 £275 £225
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the City of London

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in the City of London

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 14 (70.00%) Skype for Business
1 14 (70.00%) Skype
2 10 (50.00%) Avaya
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Office 365
4 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) H.323
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) VPLS
7 2 (10.00%) Node.js
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.00%) Semantic UI
7 2 (10.00%) ES6
7 2 (10.00%) Babel
7 2 (10.00%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) npm
7 2 (10.00%) Transpiler
7 2 (10.00%) Serverless
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) TDD

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (70.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) npm
2 2 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Skype
2 3 (15.00%) H.323
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.00%) ISDN
3 2 (10.00%) PBX
3 2 (10.00%) QSIG
3 2 (10.00%) VPLS
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) Telepresence
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Babel
1 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) CSS3
1 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) LESS
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
1 2 (10.00%) React
1 2 (10.00%) Sass
1 2 (10.00%) Semantic UI
1 2 (10.00%) Serverless Framework
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) BDD
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Transpiler
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) ES6
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow