The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 127 133 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 1.09% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Median daily rate £359 £360 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -23.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.61 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +38.30%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
502 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.02% 11.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 209 229
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the South West region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the South West region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Bristol +2 6 £365 +1.38% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
Wiltshire -3 4 £250 -
Dorset - 1 £335 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) Wireless
4 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL
5 13 (50.00%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) VPN
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco IPT
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
8 10 (38.46%) Network Management
8 10 (38.46%) Unified Communications
8 10 (38.46%) FWSM
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
8 10 (38.46%) IBM
8 10 (38.46%) HP
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (38.46%) CA
8 10 (38.46%) Nokia
8 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
8 10 (38.46%) MPLS
9 9 (34.62%) IronPort
10 8 (30.77%) Nortel
10 8 (30.77%) CCNP
10 8 (30.77%) CCNA
10 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
11 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (26.92%) Project Management

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) Wireless
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) VPN
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (38.46%) FWSM
7 10 (38.46%) MPLS
7 10 (38.46%) Unified Communications
8 4 (15.38%) WLAN
9 1 (3.85%) BGP
9 1 (3.85%) DMZ
9 1 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (3.85%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (3.85%) OSPF
9 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Network Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Server Support
2 6 (23.08%) Server Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Network Management
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 6 (23.08%) MODAF
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CA
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 10 (38.46%) HP
2 10 (38.46%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Nokia
2 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 9 (34.62%) IronPort
4 8 (30.77%) Nortel
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Polycom
7 4 (15.38%) Genesys
7 4 (15.38%) Meraki
7 4 (15.38%) Siemens
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.69%) F5
10 1 (3.85%) Avaya
10 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat