Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 202 219
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 +31
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 24 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 4.61% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 14
City of London median daily rate £456 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £258 £380
90th Percentile £564 £625 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% -
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 868 673 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.53% 10.75% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 511 629
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £230 £198 £257
90th Percentile £625 £625 £591
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -3.84% +15.79%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.36 £17.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £21.34
% change year-on-year -11.60% -0.87% +12.32%

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 25 June 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
3 7 (29.17%) Skype
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (25.00%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Network Management
6 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Avaya
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM

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 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Liferay
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Skype
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) MPLS
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) ISDN
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) DWDM
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) PBX
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Director
5 1 (4.17%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
1 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
1 1 (4.17%) JMS
1 1 (4.17%) JTA
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Network Management
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNP
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.17%) SCSM
4 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (16.67%) Avaya
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Sonus
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas