Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Unified Communications Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 (UC) Manager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 94 107
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unified Communications Manager 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.57% 0.069% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.076% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £400 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,146 1,313 1,849
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 91.18% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 673 1,071
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £216 £226
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 81 122
Reading median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -47.17% +41.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.65 £55.00 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%

Unified Communications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Unified Communications Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications Manager in Reading

Unified Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Unified Communications Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Unified Communications Manager in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (71.43%) WFM
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) IVR
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) PMI
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

Unified Communications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) WFM
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco