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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +20.83%
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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
114 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.41% 17.78% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 26 41
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £155 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Average hourly rate £24.56 £14.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.49% -21.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.75 £27.50 £31.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) French Language
4 3 (33.33%) Zeacom
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) LAN

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) FirePass
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) MGCP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Zeacom
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Altiris
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft