The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
England / North East
Rank - 73 54
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.24% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.42% 13.13% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 62
Median daily rate £338 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IP Telephony
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds