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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 428 481 426
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -55
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 137 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 1.07% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 29 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £273 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £257 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-28.61% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £21.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.70 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.51%
IP Telephony
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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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +15 58 £353 +17.50% 10
South East -9 25 £300 -30.23% 7
East of England +14 19 £255 - 1
South West -15 10 £263 -41.34% 3
Yorkshire -5 7 £425 +30.76% 3
North West -14 6 £225 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -5 5 - -
East Midlands +4 4 £195 -11.36% 3
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 196 (72.86%) Cisco
2 114 (42.38%) LAN
3 106 (39.41%) WAN
4 102 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (31.97%) Firewall
6 78 (29.00%) Windows
7 71 (26.39%) VoIP
8 66 (24.54%) VPN
9 65 (24.16%) MPLS
10 64 (23.79%) CCNA
10 64 (23.79%) ITIL
11 57 (21.19%) Cisco IPT
12 56 (20.82%) Wireless
13 53 (19.70%) Telecoms
14 51 (18.96%) CCNP
14 51 (18.96%) Microsoft
15 48 (17.84%) OSPF
16 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
17 40 (14.87%) BGP
18 38 (14.13%) Video Conferencing
19 36 (13.38%) VLAN
20 35 (13.01%) VMware
21 34 (12.64%) HP
22 32 (11.90%) CheckPoint
23 31 (11.52%) Internet
23 31 (11.52%) Avaya
24 30 (11.15%) Unified Communications
25 29 (10.78%) Juniper
25 29 (10.78%) Active Directory
25 29 (10.78%) Finance

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (10.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.69%) Lync
3 13 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) IIS
9 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (8.18%) MS Office
2 9 (3.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (42.38%) LAN
2 106 (39.41%) WAN
3 86 (31.97%) Firewall
4 71 (26.39%) VoIP
5 66 (24.54%) VPN
6 65 (24.16%) MPLS
7 57 (21.19%) Cisco IPT
8 56 (20.82%) Wireless
9 48 (17.84%) OSPF
10 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
11 40 (14.87%) BGP
12 36 (13.38%) VLAN
13 31 (11.52%) Internet
14 30 (11.15%) Unified Communications
15 23 (8.55%) PBX
15 23 (8.55%) ISDN
16 22 (8.18%) DHCP
16 22 (8.18%) DNS
17 21 (7.81%) EIGRP
18 20 (7.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 29 (10.78%) Finance
3 10 (3.72%) Banking
4 9 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (1.86%) Law
5 5 (1.86%) Legal
5 5 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (23.42%) Network Engineer
2 42 (15.61%) Analyst
3 29 (10.78%) Architect
4 23 (8.55%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.81%) Voice Engineer
6 20 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (5.20%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.83%) Network Support
10 12 (4.46%) VoIP Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) Network Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.72%) IT Support
13 9 (3.35%) Cisco Voice Engineer
14 8 (2.97%) Security Architect
14 8 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.23%) HTML
2 5 (1.86%) XMPP
3 4 (1.49%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) WCF
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.13%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (8.18%) IVR
3 20 (7.43%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.86%) Handset
7 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.74%) SecurID
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) AS400
8 2 (0.74%) iSeries
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.00%) Windows
2 24 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (6.69%) Linux
5 17 (6.32%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.46%) CentOS
8 12 (4.46%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.60%) UNIX
10 6 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.86%) Android
12 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.79%) ITIL
2 26 (9.67%) Project Management
3 25 (9.29%) Network Design
4 23 (8.55%) Migration
4 23 (8.55%) Network Management
5 16 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (5.58%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.58%) Change Management
7 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 13 (4.83%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (4.46%) Network Architecture
9 12 (4.46%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.09%) Service Management
10 11 (4.09%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.72%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.72%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.35%) CRM
13 8 (2.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.81%) SQL
2 6 (2.23%) T-SQL
2 6 (2.23%) C
2 6 (2.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.49%) VBA
4 1 (0.37%) C#
4 1 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (23.79%) CCNA
3 51 (18.96%) CCNP
4 20 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.06%) MCSE
6 18 (6.69%) CCIE
7 11 (4.09%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.72%) CCDP
8 10 (3.72%) A+ Certification
8 10 (3.72%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.35%) Degree
10 8 (2.97%) CCIP
11 7 (2.60%) MCP
12 6 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.86%) CCSE
14 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.12%) MCTS
15 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (2.97%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.46%) Firmware
4 5 (1.86%) XenServer
5 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.74%) Snort
6 2 (0.74%) Squid
7 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (9.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.95%) Cisco IPCC
3 13 (4.83%) FortiGate
4 12 (4.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (3.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (2.97%) SCCM
7 5 (1.86%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.12%) SCOM
10 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.37%) WSUS
11 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.37%) Nagios
11 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 196 (72.86%) Cisco
2 51 (18.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.01%) VMware
4 34 (12.64%) HP
5 32 (11.90%) CheckPoint
6 31 (11.52%) Avaya
7 29 (10.78%) Juniper
8 15 (5.58%) Mitel
9 13 (4.83%) Remedy
9 13 (4.83%) F5
10 12 (4.46%) IBM
11 11 (4.09%) Nokia
12 10 (3.72%) McAfee
12 10 (3.72%) Blue Coat
12 10 (3.72%) Oracle
13 9 (3.35%) NetApp
13 9 (3.35%) Citrix
14 8 (2.97%) Verint
14 8 (2.97%) Polycom
14 8 (2.97%) SonicWALL
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