The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £378
% change year-on-year +5.47% -3.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 95 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.21% 17.69% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 49
Median daily rate £475 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CME

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Polycom