The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.00% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.04%
IP Telephony
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.00% 12.82% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the Bedford region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint