Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 16 October 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 - -
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 11 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.29% 3.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 28.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £200 £200 -
East Midlands median daily rate £200 £200 £305
% change year-on-year - -34.43% +21.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 110 90 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.91% 13.53% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 52
Northamptonshire median daily rate £358 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £191 £150 £182
90th Percentile £450 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £390
% change year-on-year +6.06% -15.38% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £10.59 £29.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -63.66% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.29 £18.30
90th Percentile £17.57 £14.12 £40.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.13
% change year-on-year +11.83% -8.36% +2.54%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Northamptonshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Northamptonshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Northamptonshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Northampton -27 9 £300 +50.00%
Unified Communications
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) MCP
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) CAD

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) MCP
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft