The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 136 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.44% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £140 £145 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -65.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £256 £338
% change year-on-year
+40.48% -24.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-49.50% -14.17%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
IP Telephony
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -20 7 £140 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
IP Telephony
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) BCP
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (33.33%) VoIP
5 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) vSphere
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (33.33%) ITSM
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) FTP
7 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (22.22%) French Language
7 4 (22.22%) iPhone
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VoIP
1 6 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.56%) MGCP
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (22.22%) French Language
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 4 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) BCP
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
2 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Zeacom
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC