The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 130 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £480 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £256 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.48% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.56% -36.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
651 650 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.66% 26.52% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 203 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
IP Telephony
South East

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £480 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
IP Telephony
South East

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 3 (25.00%) WFM
4 3 (25.00%) H.323
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (25.00%) IVR
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Genesys
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Empirix
5 2 (16.67%) Siemens
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) EMC

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) H.323
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) WFM
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCVP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Genesys
4 2 (16.67%) Empirix
4 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) F5
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