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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 149 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 4 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£270 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +21.62%
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
539 359 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.37% 14.92% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 142 217
Average daily rate £345 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 52 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.90 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.50% -43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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
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 17 October 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
Bedfordshire - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 2
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
IP Telephony
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) CCDP
8 2 (16.67%) PBX
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) BT

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) FTP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) FirePass
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) CCIP
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) BT
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 2 (16.67%) Aastra
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Zeacom
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris