Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 109 99
Rank change year-on-year +51 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 18 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.42% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 0.63% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Reading median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £370 - £335
90th Percentile £555 - £476
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +26.79% -9.09% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 480 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.32% 26.14% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 254 152
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £232
90th Percentile £560 £519 £499
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +12.06% +1.45%
10th Percentile £12.90 £10.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.76 £52.96 £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -53.57% +94.44%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Reading

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Reading

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Reading over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (55.56%) CCNP
5 10 (55.56%) CCNA
5 10 (55.56%) VoIP
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (44.44%) CCIE
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) WFM
9 3 (16.67%) Network Design
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
10 2 (11.11%) LAN
10 2 (11.11%) PBX
10 2 (11.11%) WAN
10 2 (11.11%) IVR
10 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
11 1 (5.56%) REST
11 1 (5.56%) High Availability
11 1 (5.56%) vSphere
11 1 (5.56%) WAAS
11 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
11 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
11 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.56%) Lancope

Unified Communications
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) PBX
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) CTI
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) WAAS
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) WFM
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNA
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) CCVP
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.56%) Lancope
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Nortel
2 1 (5.56%) VMware