The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
UK / England
Rank 513 517 454
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -63
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 66 95 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.37% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 80
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £28.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%

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
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in England

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in England

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in England

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in England

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 21 £400 +9.58% 12
South East +19 12 £315 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +11 8 £500 +53.84% 3
East Midlands +8 8 £300 -14.28%
South West +12 6 £320 -11.11% 3
North West +21 5 £375 +54.63% 7
East of England -2 5 £319 -8.92%
West Midlands +9 1 - - 3
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 87 (56.49%) Cisco
2 62 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 53 (34.42%) Firewall
4 52 (33.77%) LAN
5 50 (32.47%) Windows
6 44 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (27.92%) Active Directory
8 42 (27.27%) WAN
9 36 (23.38%) VMware
10 35 (22.73%) VoIP
11 34 (22.08%) Windows Server
12 32 (20.78%) Citrix
13 31 (20.13%) CCNA
14 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
14 30 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (18.18%) ITIL
15 28 (18.18%) Wireless
16 27 (17.53%) Finance
16 27 (17.53%) Unified Communications
17 26 (16.88%) CheckPoint
18 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
18 25 (16.23%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (16.23%) Cisco IPT
19 23 (14.94%) MS Office
19 23 (14.94%) CCNP
20 22 (14.29%) Juniper
21 21 (13.64%) DNS
21 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
21 21 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.25%) IIS
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.65%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) SaaS
2 12 (7.79%) IaaS
3 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.90%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (34.42%) Firewall
2 52 (33.77%) LAN
3 42 (27.27%) WAN
4 35 (22.73%) VoIP
5 28 (18.18%) Wireless
6 27 (17.53%) Unified Communications
7 25 (16.23%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (16.23%) Cisco IPT
8 21 (13.64%) DNS
9 20 (12.99%) VPN
10 18 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (11.04%) DHCP
11 17 (11.04%) SAN
12 16 (10.39%) MPLS
12 16 (10.39%) TCP/IP
12 16 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (9.74%) Network Security
14 13 (8.44%) NetScaler
15 9 (5.84%) Skype
16 8 (5.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) JIRA
1 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (20.13%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Architect
5 15 (9.74%) Voice Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (6.49%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Desktop Support
9 9 (5.84%) IT Support
9 9 (5.84%) SAP Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Business Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Voice Network Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Business Process Architect
11 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) CSS
1 6 (3.90%) Web Services
2 5 (3.25%) .NET
3 4 (2.60%) HTML
4 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.95%) HTML5
4 3 (1.95%) Middleware
4 3 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.30%) REST
5 2 (1.30%) WebRTC
5 2 (1.30%) XMPP
6 1 (0.65%) Ajax
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.65%) OpenID
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) XACML
6 1 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) IVR
5 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.55%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.95%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.95%) Handset
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.30%) Life Science
8 2 (1.30%) NHS
8 2 (1.30%) PMI
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
8 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) CCTV
9 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.47%) Windows
2 34 (22.08%) Windows Server
3 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (12.99%) Linux
5 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.90%) Unix
9 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.95%) Android
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.18%) ITIL
2 16 (10.39%) Migration
2 16 (10.39%) Project Management
3 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.44%) TOGAF
5 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.84%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (5.19%) Business Transformation
7 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.55%) Server Building
8 7 (4.55%) Service Management
9 6 (3.90%) Email Migration
9 6 (3.90%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.90%) Network Design
9 6 (3.90%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) C#
2 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.25%) C
3 5 (3.25%) C++
4 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.30%) SQL
5 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (20.13%) CCNA
3 23 (14.94%) CCNP
4 13 (8.44%) CCIE
5 11 (7.14%) CCDP
6 9 (5.84%) JNCIA
7 7 (4.55%) CCDA
7 7 (4.55%) CCVP
7 7 (4.55%) MCSE
7 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.25%) Degree
8 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.95%) APMP
9 3 (1.95%) ISEB
9 3 (1.95%) MCDST
9 3 (1.95%) MCP
9 3 (1.95%) MOS
9 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (27.92%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.04%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.04%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.79%) XenServer
6 11 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.60%) XenApp
9 3 (1.95%) KVM
10 2 (1.30%) Firmware
10 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.30%) vSphere
11 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (10.39%) SCCM
3 8 (5.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (4.55%) WSUS
5 5 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.60%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.95%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.95%) Cisco CME
7 3 (1.95%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.30%) Cacti
8 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.30%) Nagios
8 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.65%) DameWare
9 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (56.49%) Cisco
2 62 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.38%) VMware
4 32 (20.78%) Citrix
5 26 (16.88%) CheckPoint
6 22 (14.29%) Juniper
7 20 (12.99%) Avaya
8 19 (12.34%) HP
9 15 (9.74%) F5
10 14 (9.09%) Dell
10 14 (9.09%) SAP
10 14 (9.09%) SolarWinds
11 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.84%) hybris
12 9 (5.84%) Meraki
12 9 (5.84%) Nokia
13 6 (3.90%) Sophos
14 5 (3.25%) EMC
14 5 (3.25%) Mitel
14 5 (3.25%) Nortel
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