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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 472 463 441
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 109 105 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.64% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 38
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£325 £280 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £124 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.11 £15.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.52% -60.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £38.00 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -56.59%
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
7315 6402 6201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.22% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3495 3161
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 368 511
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -17 47 £325 -13.33% 18
South East +2 28 £363 +31.81% 8
East of England +10 20 £260 +33.93% 1
Yorkshire -15 6 £200 -
East Midlands - 4 £178 - 1
South West +5 3 £360 -23.40% 5
North West -21 2 £160 -36.00% 2
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IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 182 (74.29%) Cisco
2 84 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (31.43%) LAN
4 74 (30.20%) Cisco IPT
5 72 (29.39%) WAN
6 70 (28.57%) Windows
7 68 (27.76%) Firewall
8 55 (22.45%) Wireless
9 54 (22.04%) VoIP
9 54 (22.04%) Microsoft
10 49 (20.00%) ITIL
11 48 (19.59%) VPN
12 44 (17.96%) CCNP
12 44 (17.96%) CCNA
13 43 (17.55%) MPLS
14 40 (16.33%) VMware
15 38 (15.51%) Telecoms
16 36 (14.69%) TCP/IP
17 35 (14.29%) Active Directory
18 31 (12.65%) Avaya
18 31 (12.65%) OSPF
18 31 (12.65%) MS Exchange
19 30 (12.24%) Finance
19 30 (12.24%) Unified Communications
20 29 (11.84%) PBX
20 29 (11.84%) MS Office
21 28 (11.43%) HP
22 26 (10.61%) BGP
23 25 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
24 23 (9.39%) Data Centre

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 31 (12.65%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.35%) Lync
3 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.82%) IIS
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (11.84%) MS Office
2 13 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.45%) MS Project
3 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (31.43%) LAN
2 74 (30.20%) Cisco IPT
3 72 (29.39%) WAN
4 68 (27.76%) Firewall
5 55 (22.45%) Wireless
6 54 (22.04%) VoIP
7 48 (19.59%) VPN
8 43 (17.55%) MPLS
9 36 (14.69%) TCP/IP
10 31 (12.65%) OSPF
11 30 (12.24%) Unified Communications
12 29 (11.84%) PBX
13 26 (10.61%) BGP
14 21 (8.57%) VLAN
15 18 (7.35%) Cisco ICM
16 17 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (6.94%) DNS
16 17 (6.94%) ISDN
17 15 (6.12%) Network Security
18 14 (5.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
General
1 38 (15.51%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.24%) Finance
3 6 (2.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.22%) Law
4 3 (1.22%) Legal
5 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (21.22%) Network Engineer
2 40 (16.33%) Analyst
3 24 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 14 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 14 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
6 13 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Architect
8 11 (4.49%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.67%) Network Support
10 9 (3.67%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.67%) IT Support
10 9 (3.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (2.86%) Senior Network Analyst
12 7 (2.86%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) XMPP
2 3 (1.22%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
2 23 (9.39%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.94%) IVR
3 17 (6.94%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.04%) Eurex
6 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.63%) Handset
7 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) PMI
8 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
8 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.57%) Windows
2 22 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.12%) Linux
6 13 (5.31%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.67%) CentOS
8 9 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.45%) Android
9 6 (2.45%) UNIX
9 6 (2.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.82%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.00%) ITIL
2 18 (7.35%) Project Management
3 17 (6.94%) Network Management
4 16 (6.53%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 14 (5.71%) Network Design
6 12 (4.90%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.08%) Change Management
7 10 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (3.67%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.27%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.27%) Migration
10 7 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.86%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.45%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (2.45%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.94%) SQL
2 4 (1.63%) C
2 4 (1.63%) VBA
3 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (17.96%) CCNP
2 44 (17.96%) CCNA
3 15 (6.12%) Degree
4 12 (4.90%) CCIE
5 11 (4.49%) MCSE
5 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.08%) CCVP
7 9 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.67%) A+ Certification
8 8 (3.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.45%) MCP
9 6 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.04%) CCDP
10 5 (2.04%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.63%) MCTS
11 4 (1.63%) CCSE
11 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.63%) SLA
4 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) TickIT
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.67%) Firmware
4 6 (2.45%) XenApp
5 5 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.63%) XenServer
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (8.57%) Cisco IPCC
1 21 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (4.08%) SCCM
5 9 (3.67%) FortiGate
6 7 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.63%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.82%) SCOM
8 2 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.41%) WSUS
9 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 182 (74.29%) Cisco
2 54 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 40 (16.33%) VMware
4 31 (12.65%) Avaya
5 28 (11.43%) HP
6 21 (8.57%) Juniper
7 18 (7.35%) Citrix
8 17 (6.94%) CheckPoint
9 14 (5.71%) NetApp
10 12 (4.90%) Oracle
10 12 (4.90%) Blue Coat
11 11 (4.49%) Apple
11 11 (4.49%) Remedy
11 11 (4.49%) Verint
12 9 (3.67%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.67%) F5
12 9 (3.67%) IBM
13 8 (3.27%) Nokia
13 8 (3.27%) Mitel
14 6 (2.45%) IronPort
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