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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 455 475 466
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 128 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.23% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 45 54
Average daily rate
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£323 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £191 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.46 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +50.00%
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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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 +27 51 £375 +10.29% 21
South East +15 38 £285 -16.78% 9
Yorkshire +17 14 £275 -33.33% 3
North West +5 7 £500 +23.07% 5
East of England -25 6 £300 +4.34% 4
North East -15 5 £294 - 1
South West -36 4 £470 -6.00% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £274 +4.28%
West Midlands -23 1 £320 -11.72% 1
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 120 (53.10%) Cisco
2 86 (38.05%) WAN
3 79 (34.96%) Windows
4 77 (34.07%) LAN
5 69 (30.53%) Microsoft
5 69 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (27.88%) Firewall
6 63 (27.88%) Finance
7 51 (22.57%) ITIL
8 48 (21.24%) Avaya
9 47 (20.80%) CCNA
10 44 (19.47%) Windows 7
11 42 (18.58%) Active Directory
12 39 (17.26%) MPLS
12 39 (17.26%) VPN
12 39 (17.26%) MS Exchange
13 36 (15.93%) VMware
14 34 (15.04%) Telecoms
15 33 (14.60%) Cisco IPT
16 32 (14.16%) Blackberry
17 31 (13.72%) VoIP
17 31 (13.72%) MS Office
17 31 (13.72%) Wireless
18 28 (12.39%) Citrix
19 26 (11.50%) Internet
19 26 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (11.50%) Cisco CUCM
20 25 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (11.06%) Migration

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 39 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.19%) Lync
4 9 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (13.72%) MS Office
2 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (38.05%) WAN
2 77 (34.07%) LAN
3 63 (27.88%) Firewall
4 39 (17.26%) MPLS
4 39 (17.26%) VPN
5 33 (14.60%) Cisco IPT
6 31 (13.72%) VoIP
6 31 (13.72%) Wireless
7 26 (11.50%) Internet
8 23 (10.18%) PBX
8 23 (10.18%) Unified Communications
9 17 (7.52%) DNS
9 17 (7.52%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (7.08%) SAN
10 16 (7.08%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (6.19%) H.323
12 13 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (5.31%) BGP
14 11 (4.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
General
1 63 (27.88%) Finance
2 34 (15.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Law
5 5 (2.21%) Retail
5 5 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.21%) Back Office
6 4 (1.77%) French Language
6 4 (1.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (17.70%) Analyst
2 32 (14.16%) Network Engineer
3 22 (9.73%) Support Analyst
4 20 (8.85%) Voice Engineer
5 15 (6.64%) Network Support
5 15 (6.64%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.19%) Desktop Support
6 14 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) Administrator
7 13 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Architect
8 12 (5.31%) Network Administrator
8 12 (5.31%) Cisco Support
9 11 (4.87%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Consultant
10 10 (4.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (4.42%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.98%) Communications Manager
11 9 (3.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.98%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) XMPP
2 4 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.16%) Blackberry
2 21 (9.29%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (4.87%) IVR
3 11 (4.87%) iPhone
4 6 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.65%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.77%) CESG
7 3 (1.33%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Open Source
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) SecurID
9 1 (0.44%) e-Health
9 1 (0.44%) AS400
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.96%) Windows
2 44 (19.47%) Windows 7
3 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.64%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.21%) Android
8 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.57%) ITIL
2 26 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (11.06%) Migration
4 24 (10.62%) Project Management
5 19 (8.41%) PRINCE2
6 15 (6.64%) Network Design
7 13 (5.75%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.75%) Service Management
7 13 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.87%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.42%) Test Automation
10 9 (3.98%) WFM
10 9 (3.98%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.54%) Change Control
11 8 (3.54%) System Testing
12 7 (3.10%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.10%) Performance Testing
12 7 (3.10%) Matrix Management
12 7 (3.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.77%) SQL
3 2 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.44%) C
4 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 69 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (20.80%) CCNA
3 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.85%) MCSE
4 20 (8.85%) CCNP
5 13 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (5.75%) Degree
6 9 (3.98%) MCP
7 8 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.54%) CCIE
8 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.65%) CCDP
9 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.33%) MCDST
10 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.33%) CCVP
10 3 (1.33%) Avaya Certification
10 3 (1.33%) ISEB
10 3 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.88%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.10%) QA
3 5 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.98%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.21%) vSphere
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 26 (11.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.31%) OPNET
3 11 (4.87%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (3.98%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.88%) SCCM
5 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 120 (53.10%) Cisco
2 69 (30.53%) Microsoft
3 48 (21.24%) Avaya
4 36 (15.93%) VMware
5 28 (12.39%) Citrix
6 24 (10.62%) HP
7 22 (9.73%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.64%) Juniper
8 15 (6.64%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.75%) Siemens
10 10 (4.42%) Acme Packet
10 10 (4.42%) F5
10 10 (4.42%) Verint
10 10 (4.42%) Genesys
11 9 (3.98%) Dell
12 8 (3.54%) NetApp
13 7 (3.10%) Nokia
13 7 (3.10%) Empirix
14 6 (2.65%) ProCurve
15 5 (2.21%) Reuters
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