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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 83 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.57% 0.077% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 0.43% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.75
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
239 233 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.12% 17.91% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 170
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 16
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unified Communications across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 5 £375 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 14 (60.87%) Lync
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) VoIP
3 7 (30.43%) Avaya
4 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (17.39%) CMS
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Megaco
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.04%) SaaS
7 3 (13.04%) PaaS
7 3 (13.04%) IaaS
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) HPUX
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) Linux

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (60.87%) Lync
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VoIP
2 4 (17.39%) WLAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Megaco
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) Avaya Modular Messaging
3 2 (8.70%) Skype
3 2 (8.70%) FCAPS
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) FWSM
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Avaya Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) HPUX
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.70%) QMS
2 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
2 2 (8.70%) Data Management
2 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
2 2 (8.70%) CMMI
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Avaya
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Mitel
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) IronPort
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
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