Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 114 83
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31 +27
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.10% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 2.68% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £450 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +33.73% -3.86%
10th Percentile £376 £406 £275
90th Percentile £650 £450 £354
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £450 £344
% change year-on-year -13.89% +30.91% -28.39%
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 181 224 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.26% 12.62% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 118 125
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -6.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £241
90th Percentile £500 £540 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.87 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.49% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £13.60 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.32 £60.00 £23.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -11.11%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) SCCM
3 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) SCVMM
5 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 7 (50.00%) Server Building
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (50.00%) Server Management
6 6 (42.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (42.86%) vCenter Server
6 6 (42.86%) Task Automation
6 6 (42.86%) Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) CCA
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) XenServer
6 6 (42.86%) VCP4
6 6 (42.86%) vSphere
6 6 (42.86%) VCAP
6 6 (42.86%) vCloud

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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) Skype
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Solutions Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 7 (50.00%) Server Building
1 7 (50.00%) Server Management
2 6 (42.86%) Task Automation
3 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) CCA
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (42.86%) MCTS
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) VCAP
3 6 (42.86%) VCP4
3 6 (42.86%) VCP5
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) vCloud
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 6 (42.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (42.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade