The first table below looks at the demand for CTI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CTI over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Telephony Integration (CTI)
Rank 249 228 241
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing CTI 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £325 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £419 £500
% change year-on-year
-22.38% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
CTI
England

CTI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CTI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CTI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CTI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CTI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CTI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CTI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTI within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
CTI
England

CTI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CTI 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 CTI.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) COM
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) LINQ
4 5 (38.46%) Moq
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Verint
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) JTAPI
6 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM

CTI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CTI 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 CTI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.69%) DPNSS
6 1 (7.69%) QSIG
6 1 (7.69%) H.323
6 1 (7.69%) IPv4
6 1 (7.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Moq
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) COM
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) LINQ
3 3 (23.08%) JTAPI
4 1 (7.69%) ATL
4 1 (7.69%) MFC
4 1 (7.69%) STL
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (7.69%) BS15000
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Verint
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) IBM