The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +35.13%
IP Telephony
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.31% 13.85% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £73.75 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IP Telephony
North West

IP Telephony
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware