The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 253 216 222
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 22 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 2.11% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £231 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.04%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1815 1846 1624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.85% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 877 746
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 101 103
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IP Telephony
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 IP Telephony within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +8 11 £220 -12.00%
Hampshire 0 6 £388 +29.70%
Surrey -9 3 £338 +8.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £300 -2.04%
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (68.00%) Cisco
2 23 (46.00%) WAN
3 22 (44.00%) LAN
4 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.00%) Firewall
6 19 (38.00%) VoIP
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 13 (26.00%) CCNA
8 13 (26.00%) Project Management
8 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (24.00%) Wireless
10 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
11 9 (18.00%) SLA
12 8 (16.00%) CCNP
13 7 (14.00%) OSPF
13 7 (14.00%) BGP
13 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.00%) Finance
13 7 (14.00%) Fault Management
13 7 (14.00%) Network Security
13 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
15 5 (10.00%) Windows
15 5 (10.00%) MS Project
15 5 (10.00%) 3G
15 5 (10.00%) MPLS

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) Lync
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) WAN
2 22 (44.00%) LAN
3 20 (40.00%) Firewall
4 19 (38.00%) VoIP
5 12 (24.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 7 (14.00%) Network Security
7 7 (14.00%) OSPF
7 7 (14.00%) BGP
7 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) 3G
8 5 (10.00%) MPLS
9 4 (8.00%) VPN
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco ICM
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.00%) LTE
10 3 (6.00%) VoLTE
10 3 (6.00%) IPsec
10 3 (6.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) ICT Support Officer
6 3 (6.00%) ICT Officer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.00%) Handset
3 3 (6.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Fault Management
4 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Network Management
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) People Management
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Telemarketing
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNA
3 8 (16.00%) CCNP
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) TickIT
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Cisco
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Juniper
4 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Verint
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) IronPort
7 1 (2.00%) Riverbed