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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 239 252 221
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 26 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.28% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 25
Median daily rate £400 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +20.00%
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
1548 1794 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.99% 18.30% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 970 862
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 129 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +11 11 £400 +3.22%
Kent - 5 £148 - 3
Berkshire 0 4 £344 +56.25% 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £350 +16.66%
Surrey -1 1 £130 -61.48%
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 33 (68.75%) LAN
2 31 (64.58%) WAN
3 24 (50.00%) Cisco
4 19 (39.58%) VoIP
5 18 (37.50%) Firewall
6 17 (35.42%) Wireless
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (27.08%) SLA
8 13 (27.08%) CCNP
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 11 (22.92%) Network Security
9 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
10 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 9 (18.75%) Fault Management
10 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 8 (16.67%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) Finance
11 8 (16.67%) Project Management
11 8 (16.67%) MPLS
11 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.58%) Internet
12 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.50%) Citrix
13 6 (12.50%) ITIL
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.50%) VPN
13 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications

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 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) LAN
2 31 (64.58%) WAN
3 19 (39.58%) VoIP
4 18 (37.50%) Firewall
5 17 (35.42%) Wireless
6 14 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (22.92%) Network Security
8 8 (16.67%) MPLS
9 7 (14.58%) Internet
10 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
10 6 (12.50%) VPN
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (10.42%) SAN
12 4 (8.33%) Intranet
13 3 (6.25%) BGP
13 3 (6.25%) IPsec
13 3 (6.25%) OSPF
13 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
13 3 (6.25%) VPLS
13 3 (6.25%) X.21
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) ODBC
2 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
4 1 (2.08%) Eurex
4 1 (2.08%) Handset
4 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Fedora
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Unix
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Fault Management
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.33%) Presales
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.25%) High Availability
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Test Management
5 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Data Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CCDP
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCIP
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.17%) MCDST
7 1 (2.08%) CCENT
7 1 (2.08%) CCVP
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.17%) DameWare
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) Avaya
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Sybase
7 2 (4.17%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.08%) Agilent
8 1 (2.08%) Anite
8 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.08%) NEC
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL