Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 86 166
Rank change year-on-year +1 +80 -60
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.45% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.68% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £625 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +161.51% -51.96%
10th Percentile £478 £613 £220
90th Percentile £630 £638 £259
North East median daily rate £550 £625 £257
% change year-on-year -12.00% +143.19% -48.34%
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 124 238 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.04% 26.59% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 198 536
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £336 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +6.75% -24.10%
10th Percentile £178 £208 £205
90th Percentile £512 £522 £457
North East median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £17.24 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.99% -38.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.53 £9.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £27.20 £31.80 £36.70
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -43.75% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +5 3 £525 -16.00% 5
Sunderland - 1 £625 -
Unified Communications
North East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) SFIA
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Call Centre Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Call Centre Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Call Centre Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) SFIA
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Availability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMG
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft