Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 January 2019 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 126 102
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +33
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 4.98% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +12.28%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £375
90th Percentile £475 £435 £431
Scotland median daily rate £388 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +5.08% -7.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 237 261 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.05% 9.03% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 141 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £431 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £203 £213 £200
90th Percentile £559 £588 £500
Scotland median daily rate £394 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £23.93 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% -53.98% +103.92%
10th Percentile £15.04 £17.71 £13.10
90th Percentile £29.05 £30.09 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +13.24%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Edinburgh

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Edinburgh

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Mitel
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (13.33%) Expense Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 2 (13.33%) MCSA
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Lotus
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Expense Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Mitel
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk