The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 113 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 0.31% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £250 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.04%
IP Telephony
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 648 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.95% 26.70% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 240 228
Average daily rate £335 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
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 Berkshire

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 £650 -
Reading - 3 £220 -
IP Telephony
South East

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) Verint
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) People Management
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) CCIE
8 2 (9.52%) CCNP
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (23.81%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.76%) IGRP
5 1 (4.76%) VRRP
5 1 (4.76%) ISDN
5 1 (4.76%) UMTS
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) RIP
5 1 (4.76%) SNMP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) HPUX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Verint
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.76%) F5