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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 139 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.53% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 3.88% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £368 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -34.78%
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
419 438 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.54% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -1 3 £375 +3.44% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £250 +31.57% 1
Dorset - 1 £413 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (33.33%) FWSM
5 5 (33.33%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (33.33%) CA
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) FWSM
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Server Support
1 4 (26.67%) Server Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) MODAF
6 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) APMG
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) CA
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Nokia
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) IronPort
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Genesys
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) Polycom
6 1 (6.67%) Siemens