Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 152 164
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 8 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.23% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.74% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 24
Hampshire median daily rate £150 £313 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.00% -27.49% +10.51%
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year - -5.33% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 838 862 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.77% 22.41% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 534 541
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £263
90th Percentile £500 £504 £494
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 95
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.76
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Hampshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Hampshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire 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
Southampton +8 2 - - 1
Basingstoke -26 1 £150 -45.45%
Havant - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Unified Communications
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (87.50%) Skype for Business
1 7 (87.50%) Skype
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (87.50%) Skype for Business
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) PSTN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365 Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Polycom