The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 36 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.34% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £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
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.92% 8.86% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 24
Average daily rate £313 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
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 Bedfordshire

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Bedfordshire region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Luton +16 2 £300 -
Bedford - 2 £300 -
IP Telephony
East of England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Specialist
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) TickIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) F5