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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 437 454 454
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 113 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.33% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 44
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £133 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.88 £26.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.17% +75.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.53 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £86.75 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £27.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-42.12% +86.20%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6525 6394 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.69% 14.03% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 3335 3628
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 486 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.75 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
IP Telephony
UK

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 11 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 11 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 +19 60 £375 +15.38% 16
South East -6 28 £275 +37.50% 20
East of England -8 8 £248 -14.65% 3
South West -28 4 £470 +17.50%
Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
North West -13 3 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £320 +4.48% 3
East Midlands - 1 £338 - 1
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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 92 (46.00%) Cisco
2 86 (43.00%) Windows
3 78 (39.00%) WAN
4 72 (36.00%) LAN
5 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
6 50 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (24.50%) Finance
8 48 (24.00%) ITIL
9 47 (23.50%) Active Directory
10 43 (21.50%) MS Exchange
10 43 (21.50%) Windows 7
11 41 (20.50%) Avaya
12 40 (20.00%) Firewall
13 39 (19.50%) VMware
13 39 (19.50%) CCNA
14 38 (19.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 35 (17.50%) MPLS
16 33 (16.50%) MS Office
17 31 (15.50%) VoIP
17 31 (15.50%) VPN
17 31 (15.50%) Project Management
18 29 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (14.00%) Blackberry
19 28 (14.00%) Cisco IPT
20 26 (13.00%) PRINCE2
21 25 (12.50%) Citrix
21 25 (12.50%) Telecoms
21 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 43 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.50%) Lync
4 11 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (16.50%) MS Office
2 13 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.50%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.50%) MS Project
5 6 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (39.00%) WAN
2 72 (36.00%) LAN
3 40 (20.00%) Firewall
4 35 (17.50%) MPLS
5 31 (15.50%) VoIP
5 31 (15.50%) VPN
6 28 (14.00%) Cisco IPT
7 19 (9.50%) Wireless
8 16 (8.00%) PBX
9 15 (7.50%) SAN
10 13 (6.50%) Internet
10 13 (6.50%) Unified Communications
11 12 (6.00%) H.323
11 12 (6.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (5.50%) DNS
13 10 (5.00%) Extranet
13 10 (5.00%) BGP
14 9 (4.50%) EIGRP
14 9 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (24.50%) Finance
2 25 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Law
5 6 (3.00%) Legal
6 5 (2.50%) Retail
6 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.00%) French Language
8 3 (1.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (24.50%) Analyst
2 20 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.00%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.00%) Support Analyst
4 15 (7.50%) Administrator
5 13 (6.50%) Desktop Support
5 13 (6.50%) Network Administrator
5 13 (6.50%) Voice Engineer
6 12 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (6.00%) Network Support
6 12 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 11 (5.50%) Desktop Analyst
7 11 (5.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 10 (5.00%) Cisco Support
9 9 (4.50%) Architect
9 9 (4.50%) Consultant
9 9 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.50%) XMPP
2 4 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.50%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (8.00%) iPhone
4 13 (6.50%) IVR
5 10 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.50%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.50%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.50%) iPad
7 3 (1.50%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.50%) e-Health
9 1 (0.50%) SecurID
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 86 (43.00%) Windows
2 43 (21.50%) Windows 7
3 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.50%) Android
7 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.00%) Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.00%) ITIL
2 38 (19.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (15.50%) Project Management
4 26 (13.00%) PRINCE2
5 18 (9.00%) Migration
6 16 (8.00%) Service Management
7 14 (7.00%) BCP
7 14 (7.00%) Network Design
8 12 (6.00%) WFM
8 12 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.00%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.00%) System Testing
9 10 (5.00%) Matrix Management
9 10 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 10 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (4.50%) Information Security
10 9 (4.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.00%) SQL
3 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (19.50%) CCNA
3 24 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (9.50%) MCSE
5 15 (7.50%) CCNP
6 14 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (7.00%) Degree
7 9 (4.50%) MCP
8 6 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.50%) CCIE
9 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.50%) MCDST
10 3 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.00%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (1.00%) MCITP
11 2 (1.00%) CCDP
12 1 (0.50%) CCVP
12 1 (0.50%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.50%) SLA
3 4 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (23.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.50%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.00%) vSphere
5 4 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 23 (11.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (6.50%) OPNET
3 11 (5.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 11 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.00%) SCCM
4 2 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (46.00%) Cisco
2 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.50%) Avaya
4 39 (19.50%) VMware
5 25 (12.50%) Citrix
6 23 (11.50%) HP
7 15 (7.50%) Siemens
8 14 (7.00%) SolarWinds
9 13 (6.50%) Verint
9 13 (6.50%) BT
10 12 (6.00%) Juniper
10 12 (6.00%) Genesys
11 10 (5.00%) Empirix
11 10 (5.00%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.00%) McAfee
13 7 (3.50%) Mitel
14 6 (3.00%) NetApp
14 6 (3.00%) Acme Packet
14 6 (3.00%) ProCurve
14 6 (3.00%) Nortel
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £100 to £100 per day 12 Month rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago