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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 114 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 14 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.72% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Average daily rate
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£255 £165 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £165 £232
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +27.90%
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
364 323 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 170
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.65 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Essex +15 10 £257 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 3 £208 - 1
IP Telephony
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (44.44%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) NetApp
4 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
9 1 (5.56%) Multicast
9 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (5.56%) VLAN
9 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.56%) CentOS
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (5.56%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Wireless
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) Multicast
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) ISDN
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix