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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 129 137 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.59% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£360 £470 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +56.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -56.59%
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
344 378 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.53% 12.62% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 224 162
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 20
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015. 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
Wiltshire +2 2 - - 2
Bristol -1 2 £360 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) MPLS
3 18 (85.71%) VPN
4 17 (80.95%) Wireless
5 13 (61.90%) WAN
6 12 (57.14%) LAN
7 11 (52.38%) Juniper
8 10 (47.62%) Avaya
9 9 (42.86%) HP
10 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (38.10%) IBM
10 8 (38.10%) VoIP
10 8 (38.10%) WLAN
10 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
10 8 (38.10%) OSPF
10 8 (38.10%) McAfee
10 8 (38.10%) BGP
10 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
10 8 (38.10%) Polycom
10 8 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (38.10%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (33.33%) Unified Communications
11 7 (33.33%) FWSM
11 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
11 7 (33.33%) Network Management
11 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (33.33%) IronPort

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) MPLS
3 18 (85.71%) VPN
4 17 (80.95%) Wireless
5 13 (61.90%) WAN
6 12 (57.14%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) VoIP
7 8 (38.10%) WLAN
7 8 (38.10%) OSPF
7 8 (38.10%) BGP
7 8 (38.10%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (33.33%) Unified Communications
8 7 (33.33%) FWSM
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (23.81%) VLAN
10 5 (23.81%) Internet
10 5 (23.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Network Management
3 6 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 10 (47.62%) Avaya
4 9 (42.86%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) McAfee
5 8 (38.10%) Polycom
6 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 7 (33.33%) IronPort
6 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 7 (33.33%) CA
6 7 (33.33%) Nokia
7 5 (23.81%) SonicWALL
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.76%) F5
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Intel