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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 207 206 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 36 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.59% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%
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
1815 1577 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.78% 18.11% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 716 593
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 168
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 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 1 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 - 13 £350 - 2
Hampshire -5 8 £285 -13.63% 3
Surrey +5 6 £400 +29.03% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £250 -29.82%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £338 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £263 -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (42.86%) Avaya
2 25 (39.68%) Cisco
3 18 (28.57%) WAN
4 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.98%) Windows
4 17 (26.98%) LAN
5 16 (25.40%) Finance
6 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (17.46%) CCNA
9 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.46%) Firewall
9 11 (17.46%) Migration
10 10 (15.87%) MCSE
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.29%) VoIP
12 8 (12.70%) ITIL
12 8 (12.70%) HP
13 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (11.11%) MS Office
13 7 (11.11%) VPN
13 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (9.52%) VMware
14 6 (9.52%) MCP
14 6 (9.52%) SAN
14 6 (9.52%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) WAN
2 17 (26.98%) LAN
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.29%) VoIP
6 7 (11.11%) VPN
7 6 (9.52%) SAN
7 6 (9.52%) MPLS
7 6 (9.52%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) Unified Communications
8 4 (6.35%) ADSL
8 4 (6.35%) PBX
9 3 (4.76%) Broadband
9 3 (4.76%) 3G
9 3 (4.76%) Wireless
9 3 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (3.17%) 4G
10 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.17%) TACACS
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Voice Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Voice Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Avaya Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Voice Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Support
6 4 (6.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) ASIC
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) IVR
3 1 (1.59%) Handset
3 1 (1.59%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.35%) Network Management
6 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.17%) DevOps
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Network Design
7 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.17%) Information Security
8 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.59%) CAD
8 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNA
3 10 (15.87%) MCSE
4 6 (9.52%) MCP
5 4 (6.35%) CCNP
6 3 (4.76%) CCIE
6 3 (4.76%) ISEB
6 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) CCIP
8 1 (1.59%) CCDP
8 1 (1.59%) CISSP
8 1 (1.59%) MCDST
8 1 (1.59%) CISM
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Avaya
2 25 (39.68%) Cisco
3 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) HP
5 6 (9.52%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) NetApp
6 5 (7.94%) Juniper
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.35%) ProCurve
7 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.76%) Acme Packet
9 2 (3.17%) F5
9 2 (3.17%) Huawei
9 2 (3.17%) Apple
9 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.59%) Sybase
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Genesys
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