Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - +149 -56
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.75% - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 - £239
10th Percentile £513 - £220
90th Percentile £638 - £259
North East median daily rate £625 - £239
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.95
North East median hourly rate - - £36.95

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 210 221 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.64% 23.21% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 166 439
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £370 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +29.82% -5.00%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £205
90th Percentile £498 £519 £421
North East median daily rate £310 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -11.43% +20.69% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +86.67%
10th Percentile £14.52 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £42.90 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £21.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.82% -22.32% +73.27%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unified Communications in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £625 - 1
Sunderland - 1 £625 -
Unified Communications
North East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) SFIA
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (75.00%) Contract Management
2 6 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (75.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Product Management
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Call Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Call Centre Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Call Centre Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) SFIA
2 6 (75.00%) Contract Management
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 6 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 6 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) Product Management
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
3 5 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCDP
1 6 (75.00%) CCIE
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki
2 1 (12.50%) Polycom