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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 217 220 188
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 32 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.11% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +126.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -41.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +27.90%
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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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
Berkshire +4 11 £300 -25.46%
Surrey +7 8 £343 +24.54%
Hampshire -15 6 £368 +145.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £273 -42.63% 1
East Sussex -10 1 £400 +10.34%
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (54.79%) Cisco
2 37 (50.68%) LAN
2 37 (50.68%) WAN
3 29 (39.73%) VoIP
3 29 (39.73%) ITIL
3 29 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (35.62%) CCNA
5 21 (28.77%) Windows
6 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
7 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
7 17 (23.29%) IVR
7 17 (23.29%) VLAN
8 15 (20.55%) Firewall
8 15 (20.55%) ISDN
9 14 (19.18%) PBX
9 14 (19.18%) VPN
9 14 (19.18%) Finance
9 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (17.81%) Migration
10 13 (17.81%) Avaya
11 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.70%) Linux
13 10 (13.70%) MCP
13 10 (13.70%) FortiGate
13 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (12.33%) CentOS
14 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Lync
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (50.68%) LAN
1 37 (50.68%) WAN
2 29 (39.73%) VoIP
3 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.29%) VLAN
5 15 (20.55%) Firewall
5 15 (20.55%) ISDN
6 14 (19.18%) PBX
6 14 (19.18%) VPN
7 8 (10.96%) Internet
8 7 (9.59%) Network Security
8 7 (9.59%) MPLS
9 6 (8.22%) OSPF
9 6 (8.22%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (5.48%) Wireless
10 4 (5.48%) IPsec
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco ICM
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.18%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Voice Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) VoIP Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) IT Support
7 5 (6.85%) Voice Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Avaya Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Network Support
7 5 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) IVR
2 3 (4.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.74%) Handset
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) SecurID
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) AS400
4 1 (1.37%) ASIC
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.70%) Linux
5 9 (12.33%) CentOS
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.11%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Migration
3 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.96%) Telemarketing
5 7 (9.59%) Network Management
5 7 (9.59%) Change Management
6 6 (8.22%) Business Continuity
6 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Network Design
7 4 (5.48%) CRM
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) BCP
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
2 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (35.62%) CCNA
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.70%) MCP
5 9 (12.33%) MCSE
6 5 (6.85%) CCNP
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.74%) CCIE
8 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.74%) Degree
9 1 (1.37%) MCDST
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.37%) CISM
9 1 (1.37%) ISEB
9 1 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.33%) Firmware
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) Snort
3 2 (2.74%) Squid
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Cisco
2 13 (17.81%) Avaya
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Mitel
5 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Verint
7 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
7 3 (4.11%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) Apple
8 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.37%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.37%) Websense
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
9 1 (1.37%) NetApp
9 1 (1.37%) Remedy
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee