The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 89 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 1.16% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 5.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Median daily rate £288 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+71.62% -
Unified Communications
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
290 277 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.39% 21.34% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 162 94
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £50.61 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Unified Communications Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Unified Communications
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Unified Communications Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Unified Communications
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -4 2 £288 -19.29%
Leatherhead - 2 £500 - 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Altiris
5 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Skype
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) 4G
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) DDNS
5 2 (16.67%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) FCoE
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Junos
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Database Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCVP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Altiris
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp