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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 580 567 515
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -52
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 42 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 28
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £183 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%

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
7807 7668 7022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 14.03% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 4097 3642
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 413 460
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 August 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 17 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 August 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 -12 39 £363 -3.33% 6
London +11 27 £400 +10.34% 1
City of London -12 8 £408 +16.64% 1
East of England -2 7 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £350 -
Essex -8 3 £256 -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Harlow - 3 £256 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
South East -34 2 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 97 (98.98%) Cisco
2 65 (66.33%) IP Telephony
3 52 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (34.69%) LAN
5 31 (31.63%) VoIP
5 31 (31.63%) WAN
6 29 (29.59%) Firewall
7 25 (25.51%) Finance
7 25 (25.51%) CCNP
7 25 (25.51%) CCNA
8 21 (21.43%) Wireless
9 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
10 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.37%) Windows
11 18 (18.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
12 17 (17.35%) BGP
13 16 (16.33%) MPLS
13 16 (16.33%) Unified Communications
14 15 (15.31%) VPN
14 15 (15.31%) DNS
14 15 (15.31%) PBX
14 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.29%) ITIL
15 14 (14.29%) OSPF
16 13 (13.27%) Network Management
16 13 (13.27%) Network Security
16 13 (13.27%) Cisco IPCC
17 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (12.24%) EIGRP

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.08%) Lync
2 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (66.33%) IP Telephony
2 34 (34.69%) LAN
3 31 (31.63%) VoIP
3 31 (31.63%) WAN
4 29 (29.59%) Firewall
5 21 (21.43%) Wireless
6 17 (17.35%) BGP
6 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
7 16 (16.33%) MPLS
7 16 (16.33%) Unified Communications
8 15 (15.31%) VPN
8 15 (15.31%) DNS
8 15 (15.31%) PBX
9 14 (14.29%) OSPF
10 13 (13.27%) Network Security
11 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (12.24%) EIGRP
12 11 (11.22%) VPLS
12 11 (11.22%) Multicast
13 10 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.24%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Communications Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) IVR
2 7 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.12%) Eurex
4 4 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.08%) iPhone
4 4 (4.08%) iPad
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.10%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.06%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) UNIX
6 2 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Network Management
3 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.18%) Service Management
5 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.10%) Change Management
7 4 (4.08%) Project Management
7 4 (4.08%) Migration
7 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.08%) Change Control
7 4 (4.08%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.06%) Time Management
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.06%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 3 (3.06%) B2B
8 3 (3.06%) Validation
9 2 (2.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (25.51%) CCNP
2 25 (25.51%) CCNA
3 10 (10.20%) CCVP
4 6 (6.12%) CCIE
5 4 (4.08%) Degree
5 4 (4.08%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.02%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (13.27%) Cisco IPCC
3 9 (9.18%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.06%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.06%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 97 (98.98%) Cisco
2 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.24%) Juniper
4 10 (10.20%) VMware
5 9 (9.18%) Verint
5 9 (9.18%) Avaya
6 8 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.16%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) NetScout
8 6 (6.12%) Acme Packet
8 6 (6.12%) CA
8 6 (6.12%) Reuters
8 6 (6.12%) Bloomberg
9 5 (5.10%) Brocade
9 5 (5.10%) Polycom
10 4 (4.08%) Altiris
10 4 (4.08%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (4.08%) BT
10 4 (4.08%) Wyse
10 4 (4.08%) NetApp