Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 141 142
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 30 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 0.31% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 2.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 1
East Midlands median daily rate £256 £260 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% -42.22% +28.57%
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.00
England median hourly rate £22.85 £16.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +38.45% -53.52% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 451 397 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.15% 12.22% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 256 192
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £152 £138 £169
90th Percentile £500 £538 £480
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.45 £39.13 £38.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unified Communications in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Northamptonshire +34 27 £200 +33.33%
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire -12 1 £313 +25.00%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
1 25 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (83.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 25 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Automotive
5 14 (46.67%) PLM
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (46.67%) ERP
5 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 13 (43.33%) High Availability
6 13 (43.33%) Clustering
6 13 (43.33%) Asset Management
6 13 (43.33%) Project Management
7 12 (40.00%) Data Protection
8 11 (36.67%) Degree
8 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
8 11 (36.67%) SDLC
8 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) NetApp
11 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (23.33%) VCAP
11 7 (23.33%) CCIE
11 7 (23.33%) CCNA
11 7 (23.33%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) MCP

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) G Suite
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.67%) HSRP
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.33%) FCoE
3 1 (3.33%) Multicast
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) VRRP
3 1 (3.33%) WAAS
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (3.33%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (53.33%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (26.67%) IT Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) IT Support
2 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (43.33%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 25 (83.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 25 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 14 (46.67%) ERP
2 14 (46.67%) PLM
3 13 (43.33%) Asset Management
3 13 (43.33%) High Availability
3 13 (43.33%) Project Management
4 12 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
5 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (36.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
7 1 (3.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) CCIE
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) MCP
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) VCAP
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Aruba
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) AppSense
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Northgate
7 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.33%) SAP