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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 462 445 460
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 113 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 42
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £117 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £278 £291
% change year-on-year
+10.36% -4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £22.22 £17.88 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.30% -33.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.25 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £21.25 £86.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -42.12%
IP Telephony
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
7183 6601 6449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.45% 13.79% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 3608 3363
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 374 501
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 -19 44 £325 -7.14% 11
South East -9 33 £388 +40.90% 6
East of England +12 21 £265 +7.07% 1
South West -11 5 - - 3
Yorkshire -20 5 £200 - 3
West Midlands +4 2 - -
North East -25 2 - -
East Midlands -6 1 £178 -47.40% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 178 (71.49%) Cisco
2 90 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (32.13%) LAN
4 79 (31.73%) WAN
5 73 (29.32%) Firewall
6 71 (28.51%) Cisco IPT
7 70 (28.11%) Windows
8 62 (24.90%) Microsoft
9 55 (22.09%) VoIP
10 49 (19.68%) CCNP
11 47 (18.88%) MPLS
11 47 (18.88%) ITIL
11 47 (18.88%) Wireless
12 45 (18.07%) CCNA
13 42 (16.87%) VPN
13 42 (16.87%) Telecoms
14 41 (16.47%) Active Directory
15 37 (14.86%) TCP/IP
16 35 (14.06%) MS Office
17 34 (13.65%) OSPF
17 34 (13.65%) Finance
17 34 (13.65%) VMware
18 33 (13.25%) BGP
18 33 (13.25%) Unified Communications
19 31 (12.45%) PBX
20 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
21 26 (10.44%) Avaya
22 25 (10.04%) Video Conferencing
23 24 (9.64%) MS Exchange
24 23 (9.24%) Juniper

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.83%) Lync
3 10 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.41%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (14.06%) MS Office
2 16 (6.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.41%) MS Project
4 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (32.13%) LAN
2 79 (31.73%) WAN
3 73 (29.32%) Firewall
4 71 (28.51%) Cisco IPT
5 55 (22.09%) VoIP
6 47 (18.88%) MPLS
6 47 (18.88%) Wireless
7 42 (16.87%) VPN
8 37 (14.86%) TCP/IP
9 34 (13.65%) OSPF
10 33 (13.25%) BGP
10 33 (13.25%) Unified Communications
11 31 (12.45%) PBX
12 22 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (7.63%) Network Security
13 19 (7.63%) EIGRP
14 17 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (6.02%) Internet
16 13 (5.22%) DNS
16 13 (5.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 42 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 34 (13.65%) Finance
3 5 (2.01%) Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
4 4 (1.61%) Law
4 4 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Local Government
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (22.49%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.26%) Analyst
3 22 (8.84%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (6.43%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.22%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.22%) Network Analyst
7 12 (4.82%) Architect
8 10 (4.02%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Voice Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) IT Support
10 8 (3.21%) Unified Communications Manager
10 8 (3.21%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.21%) VoIP Engineer
10 8 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.21%) Desktop Support
11 7 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.81%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.81%) XMPP
2 2 (0.80%) HTML
2 2 (0.80%) COM
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.04%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (8.84%) IVR
4 20 (8.03%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.81%) Eurex
7 6 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.41%) Handset
8 3 (1.20%) Replication
8 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) CMDB
9 2 (0.80%) iPad
9 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.11%) Windows
2 23 (9.24%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.22%) Windows XP
5 12 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.61%) Linux
7 7 (2.81%) Android
8 6 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.01%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.80%) UNIX
11 2 (0.80%) Solaris
11 2 (0.80%) CentOS
11 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.88%) ITIL
2 23 (9.24%) Project Management
3 19 (7.63%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.83%) Network Management
5 16 (6.43%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.22%) Network Design
7 11 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (4.42%) Migration
8 7 (2.81%) Service Management
8 7 (2.81%) Business Continuity
8 7 (2.81%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.81%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.41%) Change Management
10 5 (2.01%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.01%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.83%) SQL
2 4 (1.61%) VBA
3 3 (1.20%) C
4 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (19.68%) CCNP
3 45 (18.07%) CCNA
4 18 (7.23%) Degree
5 12 (4.82%) CCIE
5 12 (4.82%) CCVP
6 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.02%) MCSE
7 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.01%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.01%) CCDP
8 5 (2.01%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (1.61%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.61%) MCTS
9 4 (1.61%) MCP
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) TickIT
System Software
1 41 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.41%) XenApp
3 6 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.80%) XenServer
4 2 (0.80%) Firmware
4 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (6.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (6.43%) Cisco IPCC
4 12 (4.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (4.02%) SCCM
6 7 (2.81%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.61%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.80%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.80%) SCOM
9 2 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.40%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.40%) WSUS
10 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 178 (71.49%) Cisco
2 62 (24.90%) Microsoft
3 34 (13.65%) VMware
4 26 (10.44%) Avaya
5 23 (9.24%) Juniper
6 22 (8.84%) Citrix
7 20 (8.03%) HP
8 16 (6.43%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.22%) Apple
10 12 (4.82%) Verint
11 10 (4.02%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.02%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.61%) Oracle
13 8 (3.21%) IBM
13 8 (3.21%) CA
13 8 (3.21%) Nokia
13 8 (3.21%) F5
14 6 (2.41%) Acme Packet
14 6 (2.41%) IronPort
14 6 (2.41%) Mitel