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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 73 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
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£388 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50
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
268 228 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.92% 16.50% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 98 87
Average daily rate £375 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.61 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 - 8 £388 -
Camberley - 4 £395 -
Cobham - 1 £400 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (53.33%) Lync
2 7 (46.67%) Avaya
3 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 4 (26.67%) Megaco
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) FWSM
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (6.67%) IBM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (53.33%) Lync
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Megaco
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) FWSM
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Network Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) IronPort
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint