Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 January 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 192 219
Rank change year-on-year +19 +27 -50
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.068% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.81% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £200 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.75% -62.96% +140.00%
England median daily rate £418 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +4.38% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -61.63% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 601 737 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.65% 15.00% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 440 542
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £166 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 69
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.82% +30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.48 £36.75 £22.55
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Yorkshire -2 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £488 - 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards