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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 94 -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 138 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.51% 9.07% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 45
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Openreach

Unified Communications
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Openreach