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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 482 442 469
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 105 127 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.83% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 82 48
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£300 £311 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.61 £20.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £17.03 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.75 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+26.97% -27.08%
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
7210 6958 6411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.96% 14.09% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 3780 3423
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 385 426
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -7 47 £300 -20.00% 8
South East -35 26 £388 +35.96% 8
East of England +3 18 £270 +9.09% 1
South West -2 5 - - 6
West Midlands +9 3 - - 3
North East -21 2 - -
Yorkshire -40 2 - - 3
North West -27 1 £425 - 10
Midlands - 1 - -
IP Telephony
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 161 (71.56%) Cisco
2 86 (38.22%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (33.33%) WAN
4 74 (32.89%) LAN
5 64 (28.44%) Cisco IPT
6 63 (28.00%) Firewall
7 62 (27.56%) Windows
8 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 54 (24.00%) VoIP
10 46 (20.44%) ITIL
11 45 (20.00%) CCNP
12 44 (19.56%) CCNA
13 38 (16.89%) Wireless
14 37 (16.44%) Telecoms
15 36 (16.00%) Active Directory
16 32 (14.22%) TCP/IP
16 32 (14.22%) MS Office
17 31 (13.78%) MPLS
17 31 (13.78%) Finance
18 30 (13.33%) VMware
19 29 (12.89%) PBX
20 28 (12.44%) OSPF
20 28 (12.44%) BGP
20 28 (12.44%) Unified Communications
21 27 (12.00%) VPN
22 26 (11.56%) Data Centre
23 22 (9.78%) IVR
24 21 (9.33%) Windows 7
24 21 (9.33%) MS Exchange
24 21 (9.33%) Citrix

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 21 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.00%) Lync
3 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (14.22%) MS Office
2 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.67%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (33.33%) WAN
2 74 (32.89%) LAN
3 64 (28.44%) Cisco IPT
4 63 (28.00%) Firewall
5 54 (24.00%) VoIP
6 38 (16.89%) Wireless
7 32 (14.22%) TCP/IP
8 31 (13.78%) MPLS
9 29 (12.89%) PBX
10 28 (12.44%) OSPF
10 28 (12.44%) BGP
10 28 (12.44%) Unified Communications
11 27 (12.00%) VPN
12 20 (8.89%) EIGRP
12 20 (8.89%) Network Security
13 19 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (6.22%) ISDN
16 13 (5.78%) IGRP
16 13 (5.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 31 (13.78%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Banking
4 5 (2.22%) Legal
5 4 (1.78%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Law
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (23.56%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.89%) Analyst
3 19 (8.44%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (5.78%) Support Analyst
5 13 (5.78%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 9 (4.00%) Architect
7 9 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (3.56%) VoIP Engineer
8 8 (3.56%) IT Support
9 7 (3.11%) Unified Communications Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Network Specialist
9 7 (3.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) XMPP
2 3 (1.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.89%) HTML
3 2 (0.89%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.78%) IVR
3 19 (8.44%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.67%) Handset
6 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.67%) Eurex
7 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 3 (1.33%) NHS
9 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.89%) CMDB
9 2 (0.89%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.44%) PMI
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.56%) Windows
2 21 (9.33%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.22%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.33%) Android
7 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.00%) Linux
9 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.44%) CentOS
14 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.44%) HPUX
14 1 (0.44%) Solaris
14 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.44%) ITIL
2 20 (8.89%) Project Management
3 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
4 15 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.22%) Network Management
6 10 (4.44%) Migration
6 10 (4.44%) Network Design
7 9 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.11%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.11%) Service Management
8 7 (3.11%) Fault Management
9 6 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.67%) Change Management
9 6 (2.67%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.67%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.78%) Project Planning
11 4 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (1.78%) VBA
3 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.89%) C
3 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (38.22%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (20.00%) CCNP
3 44 (19.56%) CCNA
4 19 (8.44%) Degree
5 13 (5.78%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.78%) CCIE
6 12 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.33%) CCVP
7 8 (3.56%) MCSE
7 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.22%) CCDP
8 5 (2.22%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.78%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.78%) MCP
9 4 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) TickIT
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.89%) vSphere
5 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.44%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (8.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (8.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 16 (7.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (5.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (2.22%) SCCM
6 4 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 161 (71.56%) Cisco
2 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.33%) VMware
4 21 (9.33%) Citrix
5 19 (8.44%) Avaya
6 17 (7.56%) Juniper
7 14 (6.22%) HP
7 14 (6.22%) Apple
8 12 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.89%) Verint
10 8 (3.56%) F5
11 7 (3.11%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.67%) Acme Packet
12 6 (2.67%) Oracle
12 6 (2.67%) CA
12 6 (2.67%) NetApp
12 6 (2.67%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.22%) Lotus
13 5 (2.22%) BT
14 4 (1.78%) Nokia
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