The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 448 451 470
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 118 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 45
Average daily rate
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£320 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £479 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +54.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.86 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-30.69% +74.13%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
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 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
IP Telephony
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +37 57 £375 +0.33% 9
South East +6 34 £285 -0.86% 13
East of England -17 8 £248 -15.02% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £360 - 4
North East -11 5 £294 - 4
South West -30 4 £470 +17.50%
East Midlands +2 2 £274 +4.28% 3
North West -9 2 - - 3
West Midlands -21 1 £320 +4.48% 2
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (46.92%) Cisco
2 84 (39.81%) Windows
3 81 (38.39%) WAN
4 72 (34.12%) LAN
5 58 (27.49%) Microsoft
6 57 (27.01%) Finance
7 53 (25.12%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (25.12%) Avaya
8 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
9 45 (21.33%) ITIL
10 44 (20.85%) Firewall
11 43 (20.38%) Windows 7
12 41 (19.43%) MS Exchange
12 41 (19.43%) CCNA
13 39 (18.48%) VMware
14 38 (18.01%) MPLS
15 37 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (16.11%) VoIP
16 34 (16.11%) MS Office
17 32 (15.17%) VPN
17 32 (15.17%) Telecoms
18 29 (13.74%) Project Management
18 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (12.80%) Cisco IPT
20 26 (12.32%) Blackberry
20 26 (12.32%) Citrix
20 26 (12.32%) HP
20 26 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
21 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (11.37%) PRINCE2

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.16%) Lync
4 9 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (16.11%) MS Office
2 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.32%) MS Project
4 6 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (38.39%) WAN
2 72 (34.12%) LAN
3 44 (20.85%) Firewall
4 38 (18.01%) MPLS
5 34 (16.11%) VoIP
6 32 (15.17%) VPN
7 27 (12.80%) Cisco IPT
8 23 (10.90%) PBX
9 21 (9.95%) Unified Communications
10 18 (8.53%) Wireless
11 15 (7.11%) SAN
12 14 (6.64%) Internet
13 13 (6.16%) TCP/IP
14 12 (5.69%) DNS
14 12 (5.69%) H.323
15 10 (4.74%) Extranet
15 10 (4.74%) BGP
15 10 (4.74%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (4.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (3.79%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
General
1 57 (27.01%) Finance
2 32 (15.17%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.27%) Banking
4 6 (2.84%) Law
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
5 5 (2.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (20.38%) Analyst
2 21 (9.95%) Network Engineer
3 20 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.06%) Voice Engineer
6 14 (6.64%) Administrator
6 14 (6.64%) Desktop Support
7 13 (6.16%) Network Administrator
7 13 (6.16%) Network Support
8 12 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Architect
9 10 (4.74%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Test Manager
9 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Desktop Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Cisco Support
10 9 (4.27%) Engineering Manager
10 9 (4.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.11%) XMPP
2 4 (1.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.53%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (7.11%) iPhone
4 13 (6.16%) IVR
5 9 (4.27%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.27%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) e-Health
9 1 (0.47%) SecurID
9 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 84 (39.81%) Windows
2 43 (20.38%) Windows 7
3 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.53%) Windows XP
5 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.79%) Android
8 7 (3.32%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.33%) ITIL
2 37 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (13.74%) Project Management
4 24 (11.37%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.43%) Migration
6 16 (7.58%) Service Management
7 14 (6.64%) Network Design
8 12 (5.69%) WFM
8 12 (5.69%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.69%) Test Automation
9 11 (5.21%) Waterfall
9 11 (5.21%) System Testing
9 11 (5.21%) BCP
10 10 (4.74%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.74%) Matrix Management
10 10 (4.74%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.74%) Performance Testing
11 8 (3.79%) Information Security
12 7 (3.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.90%) SQL
3 2 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.43%) CCNA
3 23 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (8.53%) MCSE
5 17 (8.06%) CCNP
6 14 (6.64%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (6.16%) Degree
8 8 (3.79%) MCP
9 7 (3.32%) CCIE
10 6 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.37%) CCDP
12 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.42%) Avaya Certification
13 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.95%) MCDST
14 2 (0.95%) MCITP
14 2 (0.95%) CCVP
14 2 (0.95%) ISEB
14 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.84%) QA
3 5 (2.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.27%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.90%) vSphere
5 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 23 (10.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (6.16%) OPNET
2 13 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (4.74%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 99 (46.92%) Cisco
2 58 (27.49%) Microsoft
3 53 (25.12%) Avaya
4 39 (18.48%) VMware
5 26 (12.32%) HP
5 26 (12.32%) Citrix
6 15 (7.11%) Siemens
7 14 (6.64%) SolarWinds
8 13 (6.16%) Verint
8 13 (6.16%) BT
8 13 (6.16%) Genesys
9 12 (5.69%) Juniper
10 11 (5.21%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.74%) Empirix
11 10 (4.74%) Acme Packet
12 8 (3.79%) Mitel
13 7 (3.32%) Nortel
13 7 (3.32%) F5
13 7 (3.32%) NetApp
13 7 (3.32%) McAfee
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