Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 May 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 88 94
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.38% 0.93% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 4.56% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £338 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -11.18% -10.59%
10th Percentile £289 £319 £333
90th Percentile £523 £361 £411
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £341 £380
% change year-on-year +20.88% -10.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 231 285 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.61% 20.49% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 180 104
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £412 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £312 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.06% -6.06% -18.26%
10th Percentile £11.51 £15.10 £10.35
90th Percentile £55.00 £15.90 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +196.77% -6.06% -26.97%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec