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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
England / South West
Rank 129 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 6 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.27% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.86% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £320 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -12.50%

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
381 429 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 14.54% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 288 202
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £429 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 35
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 4 £348 -5.44% 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £285 +14.00%
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (55.56%) IronPort
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 5 (55.56%) Network Management
3 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) CA
3 5 (55.56%) Nokia
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) FWSM
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) PPP
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Performance 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) FWSM
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) PPP
5 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Network Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CA
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) IronPort
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) VMware