The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 205 210 211
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 35 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 17
Average daily rate
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£285 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £129 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £293 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £33.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.38% +20.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £25.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-37.62% +46.37%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
IP Telephony
England

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 July 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 July 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
Hampshire -8 12 £313 +120.69% 4
West Sussex +8 8 £280 -58.48% 2
Surrey -2 6 £275 -38.88% 3
Kent - 6 - - 2
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 19 (46.34%) Avaya
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) WAN
5 13 (31.71%) Firewall
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
7 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 9 (21.95%) CCNA
10 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.51%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) VoIP
12 6 (14.63%) Juniper
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (12.20%) VMware
13 5 (12.20%) Finance
13 5 (12.20%) NetApp
13 5 (12.20%) MPLS
13 5 (12.20%) Project Management
13 5 (12.20%) SAN
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (12.20%) ADSL
13 5 (12.20%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) WAN
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 7 (17.07%) VoIP
6 5 (12.20%) MPLS
6 5 (12.20%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) ADSL
7 4 (9.76%) PBX
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.32%) Broadband
9 2 (4.88%) DNS
9 2 (4.88%) WLAN
9 2 (4.88%) DHCP
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.44%) 4G
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Communications Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.88%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) e-Health
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Project Management
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
2 3 (7.32%) Network Design
3 2 (4.88%) Change Management
3 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
3 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.88%) System Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
3 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 1 (2.44%) Network Management
4 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) VB
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 19 (46.34%) Avaya
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) Symantec
7 4 (9.76%) ProCurve
7 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.32%) Acme Packet
8 3 (7.32%) F5
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) Apple
9 2 (4.88%) BT
9 2 (4.88%) Huawei
9 2 (4.88%) Verint
10 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.44%) Wyse
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