The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IPT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 588 565 527
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 45 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £176 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £386 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Cisco IPT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IPT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK.

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco IPT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK.

Cisco IPT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco IPT
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
England -5 41 £383 +19.53% 3
London +1 20 £400 +23.07% 2
North West -25 12 £390 +56.00%
Cheshire -7 7 £390 -
City of London +5 6 £408 +16.64% 1
Warrington - 5 £390 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
East of England +6 2 £350 -
Manchester -19 2 £125 -
South East -32 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £213 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £400 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Motherwell - 1 £213 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £213 - 2

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cisco IPT 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 Cisco IPT.

1 96 (98.97%) Cisco
2 56 (57.73%) IP Telephony
3 47 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (31.96%) LAN
5 29 (29.90%) WAN
6 24 (24.74%) Finance
7 23 (23.71%) Firewall
8 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
8 22 (22.68%) VoIP
9 21 (21.65%) CCNP
10 19 (19.59%) CCNA
11 17 (17.53%) BGP
11 17 (17.53%) Wireless
12 16 (16.49%) MPLS
12 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
12 16 (16.49%) Network Security
13 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
14 14 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (13.40%) Network Management
15 13 (13.40%) Unified Communications
15 13 (13.40%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
16 12 (12.37%) ITIL
16 12 (12.37%) Windows
17 11 (11.34%) Project Management
17 11 (11.34%) CCVP
17 11 (11.34%) VPN
17 11 (11.34%) EIGRP
18 10 (10.31%) Juniper
18 10 (10.31%) DNS

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cisco IPT 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 Cisco IPT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.25%) Lync
2 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (57.73%) IP Telephony
2 31 (31.96%) LAN
3 29 (29.90%) WAN
4 23 (23.71%) Firewall
5 22 (22.68%) VoIP
6 17 (17.53%) Wireless
6 17 (17.53%) BGP
7 16 (16.49%) MPLS
7 16 (16.49%) Network Security
8 14 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (13.40%) Unified Communications
9 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.34%) VPN
10 11 (11.34%) EIGRP
11 10 (10.31%) DNS
11 10 (10.31%) PBX
11 10 (10.31%) VPLS
11 10 (10.31%) Multicast
12 9 (9.28%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (9.28%) OSPF
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Network Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Communications Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.19%) Eurex
3 5 (5.15%) IVR
4 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.12%) iPhone
4 4 (4.12%) iPad
5 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Handset
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
2 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.09%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) Network Management
2 12 (12.37%) ITIL
3 11 (11.34%) Project Management
4 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.22%) Service Management
6 6 (6.19%) Migration
7 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.12%) Change Control
7 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
7 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 3 (3.09%) Change Management
8 3 (3.09%) B2B
8 3 (3.09%) Validation
9 2 (2.06%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.06%) Network Design
9 2 (2.06%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.03%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (1.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) C
2 2 (2.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.65%) CCNP
3 19 (19.59%) CCNA
4 11 (11.34%) CCVP
5 7 (7.22%) CCIE
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) HNC
8 1 (1.03%) HND
8 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (5.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 96 (98.97%) Cisco
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.31%) Juniper
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) Avaya
4 9 (9.28%) Verint
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 7 (7.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.19%) BT
6 6 (6.19%) NetScout
6 6 (6.19%) Acme Packet
7 5 (5.15%) Brocade
7 5 (5.15%) Polycom
7 5 (5.15%) Reuters
7 5 (5.15%) Bloomberg
8 4 (4.12%) Wyse
8 4 (4.12%) NetApp
8 4 (4.12%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.12%) Altiris
8 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
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