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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 129 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 11 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 3.23% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
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 £23.75 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% +10.81%
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
455 434 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.98% 15.44% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 210 179
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 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +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 31 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 31 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 +18 7 £500 - 1
Manchester -19 3 £350 +27.27% 1
Merseyside - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) HSRP
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) DSL
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
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%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
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%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) QMS
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Project 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%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Websense