The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 53 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 2.50% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 14.10% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate £250 £257 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -34.78%
IP Telephony
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.60% 17.73% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the Essex region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Essex region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

IP Telephony
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp