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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 546 527 533
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 50 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.77% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
-24.66% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +87.50%

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
8267 7173 9037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.60% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 3890 4116
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 415 681
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 2014.

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 30 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 17 September 2014. 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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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
England -27 46 £325 -13.33% 9
London +5 29 £325 -11.86% 8
South East -3 12 £345 -8.00% 1
City of London +26 10 £375 +3.44% 3
West Sussex - 5 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £190 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - - 1
South West -22 1 £110 -
Devon - 1 £110 -
Braunton - 1 £110 -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (61.25%) LAN
3 44 (55.00%) WAN
4 39 (48.75%) IP Telephony
5 36 (45.00%) Firewall
6 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (41.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 27 (33.75%) VoIP
9 24 (30.00%) MPLS
10 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 19 (23.75%) CCNP
12 18 (22.50%) CCNA
12 18 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (21.25%) DHCP
13 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
14 16 (20.00%) DNS
14 16 (20.00%) SolarWinds
15 14 (17.50%) XMPP
15 14 (17.50%) VPN
16 13 (16.25%) Wireshark
17 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (15.00%) NetScaler
18 11 (13.75%) Change Management
18 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
19 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 10 (12.50%) ITIL
19 10 (12.50%) Wireless
20 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
20 9 (11.25%) Finance
20 9 (11.25%) OPNET

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (7.50%) Lync
2 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (61.25%) LAN
2 44 (55.00%) WAN
3 39 (48.75%) IP Telephony
4 36 (45.00%) Firewall
5 27 (33.75%) VoIP
6 24 (30.00%) MPLS
7 18 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (21.25%) DHCP
9 16 (20.00%) DNS
10 14 (17.50%) VPN
11 13 (16.25%) Wireshark
12 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (15.00%) NetScaler
13 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.50%) Wireless
15 9 (11.25%) BGP
16 8 (10.00%) ISDN
16 8 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
17 6 (7.50%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Network Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 15 (18.75%) Administrator
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Network Support
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco Support
6 7 (8.75%) Network Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Wireless Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Junior Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) XMPP
2 2 (2.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) EPoS
3 2 (2.50%) PKI
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.75%) Change Management
3 10 (12.50%) ITIL
4 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Service Management
6 7 (8.75%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (8.75%) Line Management
7 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.25%) BCP
9 1 (1.25%) Password Management
9 1 (1.25%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.25%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (23.75%) CCNP
3 18 (22.50%) CCNA
4 9 (11.25%) CCDP
4 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.00%) CCVP
6 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCENT
7 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.25%) XenServer
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (41.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (11.25%) OPNET
2 9 (11.25%) CA Spectrum
3 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.25%) Cacti
6 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
3 16 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.25%) CA
5 9 (11.25%) Websense
5 9 (11.25%) F5
6 8 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 7 (8.75%) Citrix
7 7 (8.75%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.50%) BT
8 2 (2.50%) Lotus
8 2 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.25%) Aruba
9 1 (1.25%) IPFX
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) Remedy
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Rate: £270 - £300 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £270.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 13 days ago