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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 132 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.034% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £360 £263
% change year-on-year
-26.80% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +34.24%
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
779 671 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.91% 22.92% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 244 195
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
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 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
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 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
IP Telephony
South East

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (92.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Avaya
3 5 (35.71%) Firmware
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) ISDN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) FortiGate
3 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (28.57%) Verint
4 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (28.57%) IVR
4 4 (28.57%) Mitel
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 4 (28.57%) PBX
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ICM

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VoIP
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) ISDN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) PBX
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) CentOS
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Avaya
3 4 (28.57%) Verint
3 4 (28.57%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle