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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
UK / England
Rank 491 511 464
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 74 95 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.42% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 66 68
Median daily rate £326 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 25 £375 +76.47% 7
South East +20 20 £315 -35.38% 7
East Midlands +7 9 £338 -15.62%
East of England +3 5 £188 -42.30% 1
West Midlands -3 5 - - 1
South West +11 3 £285 -21.10% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £386 +9.57% 3
North West +23 2 £450 +100.00% 3
North East -15 2 - -
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 100 (61.73%) Cisco
2 74 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 62 (38.27%) Windows
4 61 (37.65%) LAN
5 54 (33.33%) WAN
6 51 (31.48%) Active Directory
6 51 (31.48%) Firewall
7 49 (30.25%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 41 (25.31%) VMware
10 38 (23.46%) ITIL
11 37 (22.84%) VoIP
12 34 (20.99%) CCNA
12 34 (20.99%) Data Centre
13 33 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (20.37%) Citrix
13 33 (20.37%) Wireless
14 30 (18.52%) Avaya
15 29 (17.90%) CCNP
16 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
16 28 (17.28%) Unified Communications
17 27 (16.67%) Finance
18 26 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (14.81%) MS Exchange
19 24 (14.81%) HP
19 24 (14.81%) TCP/IP
19 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
20 23 (14.20%) MS Office
21 22 (13.58%) Linux

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.88%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.70%) IIS
6 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Site Server
Applications
1 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) SaaS
2 12 (7.41%) IaaS
3 9 (5.56%) Office 365
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (37.65%) LAN
2 54 (33.33%) WAN
3 51 (31.48%) Firewall
4 37 (22.84%) VoIP
5 33 (20.37%) Wireless
6 28 (17.28%) Unified Communications
7 26 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 21 (12.96%) Cisco IPT
9 21 (12.96%) DNS
10 19 (11.73%) VPN
11 17 (10.49%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (9.88%) DHCP
12 16 (9.88%) NetScaler
12 16 (9.88%) Network Security
12 16 (9.88%) SAN
13 14 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (8.02%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (8.02%) MPLS
14 13 (8.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) MySQL
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) JIRA
1 4 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.79%) Marketing
4 3 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) French Language
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (22.84%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (12.35%) Architect
5 19 (11.73%) Project Manager
6 18 (11.11%) Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
8 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (8.02%) Voice Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.56%) SAP Architect
10 9 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.94%) Business Architect
11 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (4.94%) IT Support
11 8 (4.94%) Telephony Manager
11 8 (4.94%) Telephony Project Manager
12 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) CSS
1 5 (3.09%) XMPP
2 4 (2.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) Ajax
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) HTML5
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.62%) OpenID
3 1 (0.62%) REST
3 1 (0.62%) SAML
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.62%) XACML
3 1 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.73%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (6.17%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) IVR
5 6 (3.70%) Handset
5 6 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.85%) NHS
7 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) PMI
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) CCTV
9 1 (0.62%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.62%) iPad
9 1 (0.62%) iPhone
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Windows
2 45 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (13.58%) Linux
5 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.17%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.94%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.32%) Android
10 7 (4.32%) Unix
11 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.85%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.62%) Fedora
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) ITIL
2 21 (12.96%) Project Management
3 18 (11.11%) Migration
4 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
5 16 (9.88%) Service Delivery
6 15 (9.26%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.79%) Service Management
8 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.94%) Business Transformation
11 7 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.32%) Server Building
12 6 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.70%) Email Migration
12 6 (3.70%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.70%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.70%) Network Design
12 6 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.47%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) C
2 1 (0.62%) C#
2 1 (0.62%) C++
2 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (30.25%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (20.99%) CCNA
3 29 (17.90%) CCNP
4 15 (9.26%) CCDP
4 15 (9.26%) CCIE
5 7 (4.32%) CCDA
5 7 (4.32%) CCVP
5 7 (4.32%) MOS
6 6 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.09%) MCSE
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.47%) Degree
8 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.85%) APMP
9 3 (1.85%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (1.85%) ISEB
9 3 (1.85%) MCDST
9 3 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.64%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.41%) XenServer
7 11 (6.79%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (5.56%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.47%) Firmware
9 4 (2.47%) vSphere
9 4 (2.47%) XenApp
10 3 (1.85%) KVM
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (9.88%) SCCM
3 15 (9.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (3.70%) WSUS
5 4 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.85%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.85%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.62%) Cacti
8 1 (0.62%) DameWare
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.62%) Nagios
8 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.62%) SCOM
8 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (61.73%) Cisco
2 74 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 41 (25.31%) VMware
4 33 (20.37%) Citrix
5 30 (18.52%) Avaya
6 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.81%) HP
7 19 (11.73%) Dell
8 16 (9.88%) Juniper
9 13 (8.02%) Red Hat
10 12 (7.41%) SAP
11 10 (6.17%) F5
11 10 (6.17%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.56%) hybris
13 7 (4.32%) LANDesk
13 7 (4.32%) Nortel
13 7 (4.32%) Toshiba
14 6 (3.70%) Meraki
14 6 (3.70%) Sophos
15 5 (3.09%) Nokia
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