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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 511 505 484
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 106 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.41% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 66
Median daily rate £355 £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £436 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £323 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.22 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.01% +42.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £14.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.13 £22.22 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +42.20%
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
7641 7384 6492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.56% 15.01% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4703 4158 3571
Median daily rate £399 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 413 373
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -22 29 £435 +48.08% 12
South East -12 22 £359 +2.50% 3
South West +12 16 £359 -0.41% 2
North West 0 11 £325 +103.12% 4
East of England -2 10 £259 -1.24%
West Midlands - 10 £210 - 1
Yorkshire +7 5 - - 1
East Midlands +15 2 £363 +104.22%
North East - 1 - -
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 149 (74.13%) Cisco
2 94 (46.77%) WAN
3 85 (42.29%) LAN
4 77 (38.31%) Firewall
5 73 (36.32%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (32.84%) ITIL
7 65 (32.34%) Wireless
8 48 (23.88%) Windows
9 46 (22.89%) CCNP
10 44 (21.89%) CCNA
11 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
12 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
13 38 (18.91%) Data Centre
14 37 (18.41%) Cisco IPT
15 34 (16.92%) CheckPoint
15 34 (16.92%) VPN
15 34 (16.92%) Telecoms
16 31 (15.42%) VMware
17 30 (14.93%) MPLS
18 29 (14.43%) Project Management
18 29 (14.43%) Network Security
18 29 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (13.43%) SolarWinds
19 27 (13.43%) HP
20 26 (12.94%) Citrix
20 26 (12.94%) Finance
21 23 (11.44%) Security Cleared
22 22 (10.95%) DNS
22 22 (10.95%) VoIP
23 21 (10.45%) MS Exchange

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 21 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) CMS
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) CICS
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS Project
4 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) PaaS
2 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (46.77%) WAN
2 85 (42.29%) LAN
3 77 (38.31%) Firewall
4 65 (32.34%) Wireless
5 37 (18.41%) Cisco IPT
6 34 (16.92%) VPN
7 30 (14.93%) MPLS
8 29 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (14.43%) Network Security
9 22 (10.95%) DNS
9 22 (10.95%) VoIP
10 21 (10.45%) DHCP
11 19 (9.45%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (8.96%) Unified Communications
13 15 (7.46%) VLAN
14 13 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (6.47%) Internet
14 13 (6.47%) SAN
15 12 (5.97%) FWSM
15 12 (5.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) DB2
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 34 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 26 (12.94%) Finance
3 8 (3.98%) Legal
4 6 (2.99%) Law
4 6 (2.99%) Retail
5 5 (2.49%) Advertising
5 5 (2.49%) Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) French Language
7 2 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.41%) Analyst
3 30 (14.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (10.95%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (8.46%) Network Analyst
7 15 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.97%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (6.97%) Voice Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) Security Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.47%) Architect
11 10 (4.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 7 (3.48%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) XMPP
2 2 (1.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.45%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.49%) Handset
7 3 (1.49%) Statistics
8 2 (1.00%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.00%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) CESG
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Eurex
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.88%) Windows
2 19 (9.45%) Windows 7
2 19 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (8.46%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.48%) Android
7 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.49%) Unix
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.00%) Linux
8 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.84%) ITIL
2 29 (14.43%) Project Management
3 19 (9.45%) Network Management
4 18 (8.96%) ITIL V3
4 18 (8.96%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.97%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.47%) Migration
7 10 (4.98%) Network Design
8 9 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.98%) Service Management
10 7 (3.48%) Change Management
11 6 (2.99%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.99%) MODAF
11 6 (2.99%) TOGAF
11 6 (2.99%) Web Filtering
12 5 (2.49%) Coaching
12 5 (2.49%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (36.32%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (22.89%) CCNP
3 44 (21.89%) CCNA
4 23 (11.44%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (7.96%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.97%) Degree
7 11 (5.47%) CCIE
8 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.00%) CCVP
9 2 (1.00%) ISEB
9 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 2 (1.00%) MCSA
9 2 (1.00%) MCSE
9 2 (1.00%) MOS
10 1 (0.50%) CCDE
10 1 (0.50%) CCENT
10 1 (0.50%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.00%) GxP
4 2 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) BS7799
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.47%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.49%) UAG
6 3 (1.49%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.00%) Firmware
7 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.00%) vSphere
8 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.50%) XenApp
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (5.47%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (3.98%) SCCM
5 7 (3.48%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.99%) Nagios
7 4 (1.99%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.49%) Cacti
8 3 (1.49%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.50%) AppManager
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.50%) Opsview
10 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (74.13%) Cisco
2 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
3 34 (16.92%) CheckPoint
4 31 (15.42%) VMware
5 27 (13.43%) HP
5 27 (13.43%) SolarWinds
6 26 (12.94%) Citrix
7 21 (10.45%) Avaya
8 19 (9.45%) Nortel
9 16 (7.96%) Siemens
10 13 (6.47%) F5
11 11 (5.47%) Meraki
12 9 (4.48%) CA
12 9 (4.48%) IBM
12 9 (4.48%) Nokia
13 8 (3.98%) IronPort
14 7 (3.48%) Riverbed
15 6 (2.99%) Mitel
16 5 (2.49%) Dell
16 5 (2.49%) Juniper
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