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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
South East / Surrey
Rank 75 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 0.56% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 1.99% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £303 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -36.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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
188 352 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 28.36% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 202 142
Median daily rate £380 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 12
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.25 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) eTOM
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) DNA
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
6 1 (10.00%) Scorecard

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 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Voice Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) DNA
2 2 (20.00%) eTOM
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (10.00%) VMware