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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
England / South East
Rank 217 228 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 19 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.29% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 13
Median daily rate £315 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
1560 1632 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.36% 19.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 889 898
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 9 £394 -4.54%
Hampshire +9 8 £315 -35.38% 2
Surrey +17 1 - -
Kent -11 1 £200 -50.00%
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) VMware
4 17 (42.50%) LAN
4 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (40.00%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (37.50%) WAN
7 14 (35.00%) Firewall
8 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (27.50%) Finance
10 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (25.00%) SAP
12 9 (22.50%) Citrix
12 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (22.50%) Marketing
12 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (22.50%) XenServer
12 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
12 9 (22.50%) SaaS
12 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
12 9 (22.50%) IaaS
13 8 (20.00%) Telecoms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) SAP hybris
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) IaaS
1 9 (22.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) LAN
2 15 (37.50%) WAN
3 14 (35.00%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) NetScaler
5 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.50%) Unified Communications
5 7 (17.50%) VoIP
6 6 (15.00%) SAN
6 6 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (7.50%) DHCP
7 3 (7.50%) DNS
7 3 (7.50%) X.21
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (5.00%) CTI
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security
8 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.00%) WLAN
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Marketing
3 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) SAP Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Business Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Business Process Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) IVR
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 16 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.50%) Unix
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Fedora
9 1 (2.50%) Solaris
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.50%) Business Transformation
2 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.00%) Product Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.00%) MCSD
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (2.50%) MBA
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
3 9 (22.50%) XenServer
4 6 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (25.00%) SAP
5 9 (22.50%) Citrix
6 7 (17.50%) Avaya
6 7 (17.50%) hybris
7 6 (15.00%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (5.00%) Mitel
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
9 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.50%) Verint