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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 80 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.087% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 3.03% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
234 198 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.47% 13.94% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 143
Median daily rate £400 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 25 September 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
Epsom +9 1 £375 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp

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 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy