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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 562 552 522
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 41 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 24
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.40% -
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
7831 7340 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.66% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4398 3980 3587
Average daily rate £355 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 389 523
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.41 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 14 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 2 July 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 -10 39 £375 - 2
London +8 28 £400 +10.34% 1
City of London -6 9 £408 +12.62% 1
East of England -1 8 £262 -
Essex -8 4 £257 -
Harlow - 4 £257 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £383 -
Peterborough - 3 £415 -
Surrey 0 2 £400 -15.78%
South East -27 2 £400 -5.88% 1
South West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Cobham - 1 £400 -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 71 (68.27%) IP Telephony
3 51 (49.04%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (36.54%) LAN
5 32 (30.77%) WAN
6 31 (29.81%) VoIP
6 31 (29.81%) Firewall
7 27 (25.96%) Wireless
7 27 (25.96%) Finance
8 26 (25.00%) CCNA
9 23 (22.12%) CCNP
10 22 (21.15%) MPLS
11 21 (20.19%) BGP
11 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
11 21 (20.19%) Unified Communications
12 20 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
13 19 (18.27%) VPN
13 19 (18.27%) Windows
14 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
14 17 (16.35%) OSPF
15 16 (15.38%) Network Management
16 15 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (14.42%) PBX
16 15 (14.42%) ITIL
17 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.46%) DNS
18 13 (12.50%) Juniper
18 13 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (12.50%) Spanning Tree

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (7.69%) Lync
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (68.27%) IP Telephony
2 38 (36.54%) LAN
3 32 (30.77%) WAN
4 31 (29.81%) VoIP
4 31 (29.81%) Firewall
5 27 (25.96%) Wireless
6 22 (21.15%) MPLS
7 21 (20.19%) BGP
7 21 (20.19%) Unified Communications
8 19 (18.27%) VPN
9 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
9 17 (16.35%) OSPF
10 15 (14.42%) PBX
10 15 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (13.46%) DNS
12 13 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
13 12 (11.54%) Multicast
13 12 (11.54%) VPLS
13 12 (11.54%) EIGRP
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) IVR
1 7 (6.73%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (6.73%) Eurex
2 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.88%) iPhone
4 3 (2.88%) iPad
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.88%) UNIX
6 2 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Network Management
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.69%) Service Management
5 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 5 (4.81%) Migration
7 5 (4.81%) Project Management
8 4 (3.85%) Change Control
9 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.88%) Time Management
9 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.88%) Validation
9 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.92%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.92%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (49.04%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.00%) CCNA
3 23 (22.12%) CCNP
4 12 (11.54%) CCVP
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
5 5 (4.81%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.85%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.88%) CCIE
8 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.96%) PMP
9 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (4.81%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (10.58%) Cisco IPCC
3 7 (6.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (5.77%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.50%) Juniper
4 11 (10.58%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.58%) HP
4 11 (10.58%) Avaya
5 9 (8.65%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) CA
6 7 (6.73%) NetScout
6 7 (6.73%) Verint
7 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.77%) Acme Packet
7 6 (5.77%) IronPort
7 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.77%) BT
7 6 (5.77%) IBM
7 6 (5.77%) Nokia
8 5 (4.81%) Reuters
8 5 (4.81%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.81%) Polycom