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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 524 551 484
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -67
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 48 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.045% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.34% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 21
Average daily rate
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£256 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.73% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £307 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £463 £244
% change year-on-year
-44.86% +89.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00

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
7532 6678 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.12% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4090 3404 3469
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 383 622
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 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 26 February 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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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 +21 46 £256 -26.85% 8
London +18 27 £263 -25.00% 4
East of England - 12 £255 -
City of London +26 11 £160 -57.33% 2
Essex - 9 £256 -
South East -22 5 £225 -30.76% 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £208 -
Surrey - 2 £205 - 4
Leatherhead - 2 £205 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £255 -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £255 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 4
Reading - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Cisco
2 54 (52.43%) IP Telephony
3 49 (47.57%) LAN
4 41 (39.81%) WAN
5 35 (33.98%) Wireless
6 32 (31.07%) Firewall
6 32 (31.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 29 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (25.24%) VoIP
9 25 (24.27%) Load Balancing
10 20 (19.42%) Windows
10 20 (19.42%) VPN
10 20 (19.42%) Finance
11 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
11 19 (18.45%) CCNP
11 19 (18.45%) MPLS
12 18 (17.48%) Citrix
13 16 (15.53%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (14.56%) NetScaler
14 15 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (14.56%) CA
14 15 (14.56%) CheckPoint
15 14 (13.59%) BGP
15 14 (13.59%) HP
15 14 (13.59%) DNS
16 13 (12.62%) DHCP
16 13 (12.62%) CCNA
16 13 (12.62%) Riverbed
16 13 (12.62%) Unified Communications
17 12 (11.65%) Lync

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (11.65%) Lync
2 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 54 (52.43%) IP Telephony
2 49 (47.57%) LAN
3 41 (39.81%) WAN
4 35 (33.98%) Wireless
5 32 (31.07%) Firewall
6 26 (25.24%) VoIP
7 20 (19.42%) VPN
8 19 (18.45%) MPLS
9 15 (14.56%) NetScaler
9 15 (14.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (13.59%) DNS
10 14 (13.59%) BGP
11 13 (12.62%) DHCP
11 13 (12.62%) Unified Communications
12 10 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (7.77%) Ethernet
13 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
13 8 (7.77%) OSPF
13 8 (7.77%) H.323
14 7 (6.80%) WLAN
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.74%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.97%) French Language
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Consultant
3 12 (11.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Voice Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.85%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Cisco Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) IT Support
10 4 (3.88%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) EPoS
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.97%) PMI
5 1 (0.97%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.88%) UNIX
4 3 (2.91%) Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Load Balancing
2 12 (11.65%) Change Management
3 11 (10.68%) ITIL
4 10 (9.71%) Service Management
5 9 (8.74%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (8.74%) Line Management
6 7 (6.80%) Network Management
7 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.94%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.94%) Migration
10 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.94%) Project Management
11 1 (0.97%) Quality Management
11 1 (0.97%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.97%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.97%) Document Management
11 1 (0.97%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (18.45%) CCNP
3 13 (12.62%) CCNA
4 7 (6.80%) CCVP
4 7 (6.80%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.88%) JNCIA
5 4 (3.88%) CCIE
6 3 (2.91%) CCDP
7 2 (1.94%) CCENT
8 1 (0.97%) VCP4
8 1 (0.97%) Degree
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (6.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) MetaFrame
2 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (31.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (10.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (9.71%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (6.80%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.88%) WSUS
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.48%) Citrix
4 15 (14.56%) CA
4 15 (14.56%) CheckPoint
5 14 (13.59%) HP
6 13 (12.62%) Riverbed
7 11 (10.68%) SolarWinds
7 11 (10.68%) Juniper
8 8 (7.77%) VMware
8 8 (7.77%) NetApp
9 7 (6.80%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.83%) Aruba
10 6 (5.83%) IBM
10 6 (5.83%) F5
11 5 (4.85%) Dell
11 5 (4.85%) Nokia
11 5 (4.85%) Brocade
11 5 (4.85%) IronPort
11 5 (4.85%) Polycom
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