The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 28 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.79% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 1.82% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £256 £343
% change year-on-year
+34.76% -25.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-43.12% +180.70%
IP Telephony
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.04% 12.91% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 29
Average daily rate £350 £423 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the Southampton region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Southampton region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

IP Telephony
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto