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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 209 210 222
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 41 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 1.87% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 20
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£348 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -26.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +31.57%
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
1867 1501 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.57% 17.48% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 688 639
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 99 170
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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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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
Kent - 14 £350 - 3
Hampshire -15 11 £300 +9.09% 3
Surrey +5 5 £400 +29.03% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £338 +125.00%
Berkshire -1 3 £250 -36.50% 1
West Sussex - 2 £263 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) WAN
3 29 (38.16%) LAN
4 27 (35.53%) Avaya
5 25 (32.89%) Windows
6 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
7 19 (25.00%) CCNA
8 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.68%) Finance
9 16 (21.05%) ITIL
9 16 (21.05%) VoIP
9 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
11 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (17.11%) Firewall
12 13 (17.11%) Migration
12 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
13 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (15.79%) MCSE
14 10 (13.16%) PBX
14 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
14 10 (13.16%) HP
14 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (11.84%) MCP
15 9 (11.84%) VMware
16 7 (9.21%) Change Management
16 7 (9.21%) IVR
16 7 (9.21%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) WAN
2 29 (38.16%) LAN
3 16 (21.05%) VoIP
3 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 13 (17.11%) Firewall
5 10 (13.16%) PBX
6 7 (9.21%) VPN
6 7 (9.21%) Internet
6 7 (9.21%) MPLS
7 6 (7.89%) SAN
8 5 (6.58%) OSPF
8 5 (6.58%) Unified Communications
8 5 (6.58%) VLAN
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.58%) Network Security
9 4 (5.26%) ADSL
9 4 (5.26%) IPsec
9 4 (5.26%) Wireless
10 3 (3.95%) Broadband
10 3 (3.95%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
2 18 (23.68%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
1 17 (22.37%) Voice Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Avaya Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Voice Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support
7 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) IVR
2 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) AS400
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) ASIC
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) Change Management
3 7 (9.21%) Network Management
4 6 (7.89%) Project Management
5 5 (6.58%) Telemarketing
6 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
7 3 (3.95%) Information Security
7 3 (3.95%) Network Design
7 3 (3.95%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.63%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.63%) Time Management
8 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
1 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (25.00%) CCNA
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (15.79%) MCSE
5 9 (11.84%) MCP
6 6 (7.89%) CCNP
7 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) CCIE
9 3 (3.95%) ISEB
10 2 (2.63%) Degree
11 1 (1.32%) CISM
11 1 (1.32%) CCIP
11 1 (1.32%) CCDP
11 1 (1.32%) CISSP
11 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Avaya
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.16%) HP
5 9 (11.84%) VMware
6 7 (9.21%) ProCurve
7 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
7 6 (7.89%) Juniper
7 6 (7.89%) NetApp
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.26%) Symantec
10 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.95%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) Acme Packet
11 2 (2.63%) Huawei
12 1 (1.32%) BT
12 1 (1.32%) Wyse
12 1 (1.32%) SAP
12 1 (1.32%) Sybase