The first table below looks at the demand for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 71 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £27.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-42.12% +86.20%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
262 226 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.79% 23.97% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 96
Average daily rate £338 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £131 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
IP Telephony
Berkshire

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Genesys
3 1 (33.33%) Empirix
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Empirix
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens