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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 40 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.63% - 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £360 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +20.01%
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
44 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.23% 6.92% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 23
Average daily rate £425 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £483 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £100 -
IP Telephony
East of England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
6 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) Network Design
7 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) TickIT

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) TickIT
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint