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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.17% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.00%
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
10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.24% 13.04% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate £250 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft