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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 452 469 399
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -70
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 137 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 1.39% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 63
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £15.80 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £33.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +27.90%
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 +21 50 £400 +23.07% 13
South East -7 39 £350 +12.44% 8
East of England -5 15 £255 +54.54% 3
West Midlands -7 9 £218 - 4
South West -15 9 £400 +45.45%
Yorkshire - 8 £330 - 4
North West -18 3 £475 +80.95% 2
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 1
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 184 (66.19%) Cisco
2 109 (39.21%) LAN
3 107 (38.49%) WAN
4 98 (35.25%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (31.29%) Firewall
6 75 (26.98%) Windows
7 63 (22.66%) ITIL
8 61 (21.94%) CCNA
9 60 (21.58%) Telecoms
10 59 (21.22%) VoIP
11 58 (20.86%) MPLS
12 57 (20.50%) Finance
13 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
14 52 (18.71%) Wireless
15 51 (18.35%) VPN
16 46 (16.55%) Cisco IPT
17 45 (16.19%) Internet
18 43 (15.47%) CCNP
19 42 (15.11%) Avaya
20 40 (14.39%) CheckPoint
21 39 (14.03%) OSPF
22 37 (13.31%) BGP
22 37 (13.31%) Migration
23 36 (12.95%) Video Conferencing
24 34 (12.23%) VMware
24 34 (12.23%) Unified Communications
25 33 (11.87%) HP
25 33 (11.87%) TCP/IP
26 30 (10.79%) VLAN
27 27 (9.71%) Network Design

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.88%) Lync
5 7 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (7.55%) MS Office
2 8 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (39.21%) LAN
2 107 (38.49%) WAN
3 87 (31.29%) Firewall
4 59 (21.22%) VoIP
5 58 (20.86%) MPLS
6 52 (18.71%) Wireless
7 51 (18.35%) VPN
8 46 (16.55%) Cisco IPT
9 45 (16.19%) Internet
10 39 (14.03%) OSPF
11 37 (13.31%) BGP
12 34 (12.23%) Unified Communications
13 33 (11.87%) TCP/IP
14 30 (10.79%) VLAN
15 25 (8.99%) DHCP
16 24 (8.63%) DNS
17 23 (8.27%) PBX
18 22 (7.91%) Multicast
19 19 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
19 19 (6.83%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (21.58%) Telecoms
2 57 (20.50%) Finance
3 12 (4.32%) Banking
3 12 (4.32%) Retail
4 6 (2.16%) Back Office
5 5 (1.80%) Legal
5 5 (1.80%) Electronics
5 5 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (21.94%) Network Engineer
2 37 (13.31%) Architect
3 35 (12.59%) Analyst
4 27 (9.71%) Voice Engineer
5 19 (6.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (6.47%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.40%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.40%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.68%) Network Support
9 12 (4.32%) VoIP Engineer
9 12 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.96%) Security Architect
10 11 (3.96%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (3.60%) Desktop Support
12 9 (3.24%) Network Analyst
13 8 (2.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 7 (2.52%) Network Support Engineer
14 7 (2.52%) Senior Network Engineer
14 7 (2.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.16%) HTML
2 5 (1.80%) XMPP
3 3 (1.08%) CSS
3 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) .NET
4 1 (0.36%) ODBC
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) WCF
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.95%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (7.91%) Blackberry
3 21 (7.55%) IVR
4 12 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) Handset
6 4 (1.44%) CESG
7 3 (1.08%) AS400
7 3 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.72%) SecurID
8 2 (0.72%) PKI
8 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.72%) iSeries
8 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) ASIC
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.98%) Windows
2 26 (9.35%) Windows 7
3 23 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.04%) Linux
6 12 (4.32%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.88%) CentOS
9 5 (1.80%) UNIX
9 5 (1.80%) Android
9 5 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.66%) ITIL
2 37 (13.31%) Migration
3 27 (9.71%) Network Design
4 23 (8.27%) Project Management
5 22 (7.91%) Network Management
6 19 (6.83%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (6.12%) Change Management
8 16 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (5.76%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.40%) Network Architecture
10 13 (4.68%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.32%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.96%) Service Management
12 11 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.24%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (3.24%) Load Balancing
15 8 (2.88%) Change Control
15 8 (2.88%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.60%) SQL
2 6 (2.16%) T-SQL
2 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.80%) C
4 2 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (35.25%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (21.94%) CCNA
3 43 (15.47%) CCNP
4 22 (7.91%) CCIE
5 19 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (6.12%) MCSE
7 14 (5.04%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.96%) CCDP
9 10 (3.60%) MCP
10 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.88%) CCIP
12 7 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (2.16%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.16%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.44%) Degree
15 3 (1.08%) CCDA
15 3 (1.08%) ISEB
15 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.08%) CCVP
15 3 (1.08%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 5 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.88%) Firmware
4 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.08%) XenServer
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.72%) Snort
5 2 (0.72%) Squid
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (7.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.96%) Cisco IPCC
3 9 (3.24%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.44%) SCCM
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.36%) Nagios
9 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.36%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) WSUS
9 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 184 (66.19%) Cisco
2 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 42 (15.11%) Avaya
4 40 (14.39%) CheckPoint
5 34 (12.23%) VMware
6 33 (11.87%) HP
7 23 (8.27%) Juniper
8 14 (5.04%) F5
8 14 (5.04%) Remedy
8 14 (5.04%) Citrix
9 12 (4.32%) NetApp
9 12 (4.32%) Nokia
10 11 (3.96%) Mitel
10 11 (3.96%) SonicWALL
11 10 (3.60%) Verint
12 9 (3.24%) Siemens
12 9 (3.24%) Genesys
13 8 (2.88%) Dell
13 8 (2.88%) IBM
14 7 (2.52%) McAfee
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