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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 138 108 130
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.23% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.20%
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
505 295 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.31% 13.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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
Wiltshire -16 5 - - 4
Bristol - 2 £400 - 1
Devon - 1 £110 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Avaya
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) Genesys
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Siemens
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Empirix
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WLAN
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) IVR
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) WFM
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) FWSM
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) IVR
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (30.77%) WFM
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) System Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Matrix Management
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
1 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Genesys
4 4 (30.77%) Siemens
4 4 (30.77%) Empirix
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) Polycom
4 4 (30.77%) Verint
5 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) IronPort
7 1 (7.69%) Nortel
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