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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 73 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -34.78%
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
196 156 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.76% 20.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 66
Average daily rate £488 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016. 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
Nantwich - 2 £225 -
IP Telephony
North West

IP Telephony
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft