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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 230 233 228
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 16 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.51% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate £488 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.32% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -34.78%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +10 10 £488 +26.21% 7
Berkshire 0 3 £325 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Middlesex -4 1 £550 -
Surrey -13 1 - - 1
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) LAN
1 21 (67.74%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 15 (48.39%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
6 13 (41.94%) Wireless
7 12 (38.71%) VoIP
8 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) Network Security
10 9 (29.03%) SLA
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) CCNA
11 8 (25.81%) MPLS
12 7 (22.58%) Fault Management
12 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (19.35%) Project Management
13 6 (19.35%) CCNP
13 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
13 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
14 5 (16.13%) Migration
14 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (16.13%) VMware
14 5 (16.13%) Windows
14 5 (16.13%) Network Design
14 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) LAN
1 21 (67.74%) WAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (41.94%) Wireless
5 12 (38.71%) VoIP
6 10 (32.26%) Network Security
7 8 (25.81%) MPLS
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (12.90%) DNS
9 4 (12.90%) VPN
10 2 (6.45%) ADSL
11 1 (3.23%) 3G
11 1 (3.23%) Broadband
11 1 (3.23%) HSDPA
11 1 (3.23%) Internet
11 1 (3.23%) ISDN
11 1 (3.23%) Q.931
11 1 (3.23%) UMTS
11 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Fault Management
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) CCNA
5 6 (19.35%) CCNP
6 5 (16.13%) APMP
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (12.90%) CCIE
7 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.90%) PMP
8 1 (3.23%) ISEB
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) BT
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Agilent
6 1 (3.23%) Anite
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix