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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 600 567 559
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 28 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.081% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 16
Average daily rate £325 £256 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% -33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £155 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £257 £438
% change year-on-year
+26.45% -41.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7515 7666 6490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 14.86% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4422 4285 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 434 384
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 23 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 27 £325 +26.95% 10
London -3 8 £388 +127.94% 5
South East +4 7 £325 +44.44% 3
Yorkshire -8 7 £180 -
Berkshire +8 4 £325 - 1
South West +2 3 £375 +3.44%
Bristol -1 3 £375 +3.44%
South Yorkshire - 3 £180 -
West Yorkshire -8 2 £198 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 2 £325 -
Doncaster - 2 £165 -
Leeds - 2 £198 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £180 -
Liverpool - 1 £180 -
Cleveland - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £180 -
North East - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £180 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £275 -
Motherwell - 1 £275 -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (61.84%) IP Telephony
3 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (40.79%) LAN
5 28 (36.84%) WAN
6 24 (31.58%) Wireless
7 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
7 21 (27.63%) CCNA
8 19 (25.00%) CCNP
9 14 (18.42%) Firewall
9 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (17.11%) Network Security
11 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
11 12 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
12 11 (14.47%) ITIL
12 11 (14.47%) Windows
13 10 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (11.84%) VPN
14 9 (11.84%) Project Management
14 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
14 9 (11.84%) MPLS
15 8 (10.53%) WLAN
15 8 (10.53%) HP
15 8 (10.53%) CCVP
15 8 (10.53%) Unified Communications
15 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
16 7 (9.21%) Network Management
16 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
16 7 (9.21%) Cisco Wireless

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) IP Telephony
2 31 (40.79%) LAN
3 28 (36.84%) WAN
4 24 (31.58%) Wireless
5 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (18.42%) Firewall
6 13 (17.11%) Network Security
7 10 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (11.84%) MPLS
8 9 (11.84%) VPN
9 8 (10.53%) Unified Communications
9 8 (10.53%) WLAN
10 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.21%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (7.89%) VoIP
12 5 (6.58%) FWSM
13 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
14 3 (3.95%) BGP
14 3 (3.95%) DNS
14 3 (3.95%) H.323
General
1 21 (27.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Specialist
6 6 (7.89%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Support
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.89%) Android
3 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Project Management
3 7 (9.21%) Network Management
4 5 (6.58%) Migration
5 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.32%) Change Management
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.32%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.32%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.32%) Service Management
8 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C
1 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (27.63%) CCNA
3 19 (25.00%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) CCVP
5 7 (9.21%) CCIE
5 7 (9.21%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) HNC
9 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (6.58%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.53%) HP
4 6 (7.89%) Siemens
5 5 (6.58%) CA
5 5 (6.58%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) IronPort
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) Nokia
5 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.26%) Apple
6 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.26%) F5
6 4 (5.26%) iManage
7 3 (3.95%) BT
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
8 2 (2.63%) Avaya
8 2 (2.63%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.63%) Northgate
8 2 (2.63%) VMware