Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - +59
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 22 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.53% 1.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.92% 17.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £200 £450
% change year-on-year +62.50% -55.56% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 63 88 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.10% 9.31% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 29
Northamptonshire median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £176
90th Percentile £538 £469 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +57.50% -47.51%
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £16.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -15.22% +13.56% -24.36%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +15 17 £325 +85.71%
Unified Communications
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
1 21 (95.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 21 (95.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 21 (95.45%) Data Loss Prevention
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (54.55%) Automotive
4 11 (50.00%) Clustering
4 11 (50.00%) High Availability
4 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
5 10 (45.45%) Asset Management
5 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
5 10 (45.45%) PLM
5 10 (45.45%) ERP
6 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
6 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) SDLC
7 8 (36.36%) VMware
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
8 7 (31.82%) MCSE
8 7 (31.82%) CCIE
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) VCAP
9 5 (22.73%) CCNA
9 5 (22.73%) MCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 12 (54.55%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (36.36%) IT Support
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Data Loss Prevention
1 21 (95.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 21 (95.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) High Availability
3 10 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 10 (45.45%) ERP
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL V3
3 10 (45.45%) PLM
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) CCIE
3 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) VCAP
4 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Ivanti