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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 116 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 4.16% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 1
Average daily rate £325 £255 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -34.78%
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
358 361 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 14.30% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 51
Average hourly rate £21.69 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Hertfordshire +10 6 £375 +80.72% 2
Bedfordshire +8 1 - -
Essex -14 1 £250 -2.72% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 -
IP Telephony
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Thin Client
5 7 (43.75%) Fat Client
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (37.50%) VLAN
7 5 (31.25%) Nortel
7 5 (31.25%) Siemens
7 5 (31.25%) Advertising
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) CCNP
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) VLAN
2 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) 802.11
5 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) ISDN
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.25%) DPNSS
6 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior VoIP Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Software QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Fat Client
1 7 (43.75%) Thin Client
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Server Building
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Nortel
4 5 (31.25%) Siemens
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp