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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 40 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.25% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 5.56% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £360 £263
% change year-on-year
-26.80% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +34.24%
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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
58 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.76% 8.74% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Average daily rate £325 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £428 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

IP Telephony
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco