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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 78 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 0.070% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.43% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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 £388 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
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
271 233 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.22% 16.37% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 96 98
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 £123 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £513 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 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 6 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 - 7 £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 6 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 9 (64.29%) Lync
2 7 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (28.57%) Megaco
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (64.29%) Lync
2 4 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Megaco
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) FWSM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Service Management
1 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
1 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds