The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
England / North West
Rank 131 152 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.22% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £243 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% +7.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
397 575 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 15.06% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 324 211
Median daily rate £383 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £49.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +26 2 £300 +33.33%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Manchester +9 1 £450 +73.07% 6
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) DSDM
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 3 (23.08%) APMP
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) Dependency Management
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) IPv4
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Technician
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Migration Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Migration Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Telephony Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Management
3 3 (23.08%) DSDM
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) APMP
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Kaseya
3 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
3 2 (15.38%) Motorola
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper