The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IPT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 554 543 507
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 41 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.56% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 34
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£383 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £176 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Cisco IPT
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7417 7566 6646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.79% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4192 3682
Average daily rate £375 £365 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 424 385
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Cisco IPT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cisco IPT Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IPT across the England region.

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco IPT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT across the England region.

Cisco IPT Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco IPT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
London -14 20 £400 +23.07% 1
North West -22 12 £390 +56.00%
South West - 3 - -
East of England +5 2 £350 -
South East -19 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £375 -
Cisco IPT
UK

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cisco IPT 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 Cisco IPT.

1 91 (98.91%) Cisco
2 54 (58.70%) IP Telephony
3 46 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (31.52%) LAN
5 27 (29.35%) WAN
6 23 (25.00%) Firewall
6 23 (25.00%) Finance
7 22 (23.91%) VoIP
8 21 (22.83%) CCNP
9 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 18 (19.57%) CCNA
11 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
11 15 (16.30%) BGP
11 15 (16.30%) Wireless
12 14 (15.22%) MPLS
12 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
12 14 (15.22%) Network Security
12 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (14.13%) Unified Communications
13 13 (14.13%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (13.04%) Network Management
14 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.96%) Project Management
15 11 (11.96%) CCVP
15 11 (11.96%) ITIL
15 11 (11.96%) Windows
16 10 (10.87%) PBX
16 10 (10.87%) Juniper
16 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
16 10 (10.87%) Multicast

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cisco IPT 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 Cisco IPT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.70%) Lync
2 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (58.70%) IP Telephony
2 29 (31.52%) LAN
3 27 (29.35%) WAN
4 23 (25.00%) Firewall
5 22 (23.91%) VoIP
6 15 (16.30%) Wireless
6 15 (16.30%) BGP
7 14 (15.22%) MPLS
7 14 (15.22%) Network Security
7 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (14.13%) Unified Communications
9 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 10 (10.87%) PBX
10 10 (10.87%) VPLS
10 10 (10.87%) Multicast
11 9 (9.78%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (9.78%) VPN
11 9 (9.78%) DNS
11 9 (9.78%) OSPF
11 9 (9.78%) EIGRP
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Communications Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.52%) Eurex
2 5 (5.43%) IVR
3 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) iPhone
4 3 (3.26%) iPad
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
2 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.26%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Network Management
2 11 (11.96%) ITIL
2 11 (11.96%) Project Management
3 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.61%) Service Management
5 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.35%) Change Control
6 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) B2B
8 2 (2.17%) Validation
8 2 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.17%) Network Design
8 2 (2.17%) Time Management
8 2 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.09%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (1.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) C
2 2 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (22.83%) CCNP
3 18 (19.57%) CCNA
4 11 (11.96%) CCVP
5 7 (7.61%) CCIE
6 4 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.09%) PMP
8 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.09%) HNC
8 1 (1.09%) HND
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (5.43%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 91 (98.91%) Cisco
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Juniper
4 9 (9.78%) HP
4 9 (9.78%) Avaya
4 9 (9.78%) VMware
5 8 (8.70%) Verint
6 6 (6.52%) NetScout
6 6 (6.52%) Acme Packet
6 6 (6.52%) BT
7 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.43%) Brocade
7 5 (5.43%) Polycom
8 4 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.35%) F5
8 4 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.35%) Reuters
8 4 (4.35%) Bloomberg
8 4 (4.35%) NetApp
9 3 (3.26%) Wyse