Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 73 105
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 -23
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 12 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 1.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 7.45% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £420 £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +48.15% -
10th Percentile £352 £381 £287
90th Percentile £440 £650 £466
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -16.00% +42.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 87 161 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.63% 15.57% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 78 126
Median daily rate £423 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +6.71% -
10th Percentile £279 £309 £239
90th Percentile £541 £565 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £416 £423
% change year-on-year -3.90% -1.48% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.24 £56.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.58% -51.93% +51.11%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.61 £22.16
90th Percentile £37.00 £51.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £27.24 £46.00
% change year-on-year -33.92% -40.78% +22.67%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unified Communications in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Server Building
2 3 (75.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (75.00%) IFS
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Server Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 3 (75.00%) VCP4
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) OpenScape
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (75.00%) Server Building
1 3 (75.00%) Server Management
1 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCTS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VCAP
1 3 (75.00%) VCP4
1 3 (75.00%) VCP5
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (75.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) IFS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel