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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 122 119 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.47% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £185 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -46.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +65.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
640 644 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.43% 26.83% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 217 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 1 August 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
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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
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
IP Telephony
South East

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Genesys
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (20.00%) IVR

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Genesys
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Empirix
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Verint