The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 126 138 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.20% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 1.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
IP Telephony
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
494 471 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.33% 15.39% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 249 126
Average daily rate £335 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 44
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.25 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.55 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.00
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 the East of England

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England 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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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
Bedfordshire +13 5 £300 -
Essex +6 5 £283 -
Norfolk - 1 £188 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Wireless
3 11 (34.38%) CCNP
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Citrix
5 9 (28.13%) VoIP
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (25.00%) CCNA
6 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
8 6 (18.75%) Network Management
8 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
8 6 (18.75%) PBX
8 6 (18.75%) ISDN
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.63%) SAN
9 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.50%) IOS XR
10 4 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Wireless
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco IPT
2 9 (28.13%) VoIP
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.75%) PBX
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) ISDN
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) Frame Relay
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.50%) IOS XR
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) OSPF
7 4 (12.50%) BGP
7 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 4 (12.50%) IGRP
7 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Telephony Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Project Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 3 (9.38%) IVR
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Network Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCNP
3 8 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
6 2 (6.25%) CCVP
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) MCSE
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) TickIT
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Verint
6 2 (6.25%) Siemens
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) BT
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) F5