The first table below looks at the demand for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 138 101 130
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 3.46% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£470 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +65.51%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 289 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.90% 13.50% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 146 196
Average daily rate £365 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 54
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.61 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.25 £50.00
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Wiltshire -3 4 £470 -
Dorset - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Verint
2 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Genesys
2 9 (69.23%) Empirix
2 9 (69.23%) Siemens
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 9 (69.23%) IVR
2 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) WFM
2 9 (69.23%) Matrix Management
2 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) IVR
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (23.08%) iPhone
3 3 (23.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (69.23%) WFM
1 9 (69.23%) Matrix Management
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) System Testing
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Verint
1 9 (69.23%) HP
1 9 (69.23%) Genesys
1 9 (69.23%) Empirix
1 9 (69.23%) Siemens
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Capita