The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 77 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 3.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
IP Telephony
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.26% 18.68% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 70
Average daily rate £413 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 24
Average hourly rate £17.33 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.98% -0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Warrington -20 1 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
IP Telephony
North West

IP Telephony
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki