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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
South East / Surrey
Rank 65 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.97% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 1.16% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £345 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £345 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.62% -

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
202 259 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.72% 22.16% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 156 143
Median daily rate £380 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Staines - 3 - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) eTOM
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) DNA
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless

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 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Voice Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) DNA
2 2 (20.00%) eTOM
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (10.00%) VMware