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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 92 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.50% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £345 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £13.00
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
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reigate - 2 - -
Leatherhead -14 1 £345 -27.36%
Guildford - 1 - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Sun

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) DDNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DSL
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) IPv6
4 2 (20.00%) ISDN
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) HR Advisor
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) CMMI
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) QMS
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MBA
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) Siemens