Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 126 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 18 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 3.38% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +12.28%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £356
90th Percentile £494 £375 £429
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +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 256 266 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.96% 9.14% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 141 149
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.86% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £205
90th Percentile £558 £550 £490
Scotland median daily rate £375 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.15% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £31.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% -7.46% +34.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £30.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £25.20 £31.50 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% -32.10% +134.78%

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 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Mitel
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Skype
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (11.11%) Expense Management
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management

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 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Skype
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Telephony Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (11.11%) Expense Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Mitel
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Pega
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk