The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +2.73% -14.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.90 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +67.72%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 32 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 7.69% 10.85% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 30
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.15 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware