The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 539 500 527
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 30 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.87% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.13 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +74.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Cisco IPT
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
London -8 17 £375 +2.04% 4
South East -10 8 £375 -
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cisco IPT
UK

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (65.45%) WAN
3 35 (63.64%) LAN
4 32 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (56.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 29 (52.73%) VoIP
7 28 (50.91%) IP Telephony
8 18 (32.73%) CCNA
9 15 (27.27%) ITIL
9 15 (27.27%) MPLS
9 15 (27.27%) Firewall
9 15 (27.27%) XMPP
10 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
11 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (23.64%) OPNET
12 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (21.82%) VPN
13 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (18.18%) CCNP
15 9 (16.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (16.36%) Migration
15 9 (16.36%) Unified Communications
16 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (14.55%) BGP
17 7 (12.73%) ISDN
18 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
18 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
18 6 (10.91%) NetScaler

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (65.45%) WAN
2 35 (63.64%) LAN
3 29 (52.73%) VoIP
4 28 (50.91%) IP Telephony
5 15 (27.27%) MPLS
5 15 (27.27%) Firewall
6 12 (21.82%) VPN
7 9 (16.36%) Unified Communications
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 7 (12.73%) ISDN
10 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.91%) NetScaler
11 5 (9.09%) Wireless
12 4 (7.27%) OSPF
12 4 (7.27%) DHCP
12 4 (7.27%) H.323
12 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (5.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Network Administrator
2 11 (20.00%) Administrator
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Network Support
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Support
4 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Voice Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XMPP
2 2 (3.64%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.64%) IVR
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 1 (1.82%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.82%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.82%) Use Case
8 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.73%) CCNA
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (18.18%) CCNP
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (7.27%) CCDP
7 2 (3.64%) CCVP
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (23.64%) OPNET
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.82%) Cacti
5 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
3 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 4 (7.27%) Aruba
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) Brocade
6 3 (5.45%) Polycom
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 2 (3.64%) CA
7 2 (3.64%) F5
7 2 (3.64%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Nortel
8 1 (1.82%) Websense
8 1 (1.82%) BT
8 1 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.82%) Verint
8 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
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