The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Unified Communications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Communications
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 82
Contract jobs citing Unified Communications 0 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.63% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.25% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Median daily rate - £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +2.73% -14.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.90 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +67.72%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 140 246 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.44% 19.23% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 151 161
Median daily rate £444 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Surrey

Unified Communications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unified Communications in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unified Communications in Surrey