The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 57 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£208 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £257 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-28.61% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.51%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.69% 15.79% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 22
Average daily rate £390 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £83.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
IP Telephony
East of England

IP Telephony
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware