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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 134 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 10 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 3.21% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£488 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +31.57%
IP Telephony
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
456 436 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.34% 15.52% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 199 183
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 32
Average hourly rate £18.03 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Cheshire +11 7 £500 - 1
Manchester -24 2 £275 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) DSL
6 2 (15.38%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) DSL
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Transition Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) Websense
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) F5