The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 531 506 520
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 116 127 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.57% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 69
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Median hourly rate £20.83 £21.61 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% +20.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.18 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £22.22 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.20%

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
8720 8085 7343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.41% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5286 4548 3945
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 484 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 105 £334 +2.69% 26
London 0 39 £408 +25.38% 7
South East -5 20 £346 -10.64% 4
South West +19 13 £315 -
West Midlands -12 10 £175 - 2
East of England +7 9 £330 +24.52% 2
City of London +46 8 £400 -4.93% 1
Bedfordshire +10 8 £330 +10.00%
North West -3 8 £155 -3.12% 6
Hampshire +8 6 £425 +9.67% 1
Bristol - 6 £365 -
Yorkshire +8 5 - - 4
Wiltshire -3 5 £250 -
Scotland -9 5 £235 +49.20%
Berkshire -12 5 £440 -20.89%
Southampton +11 4 £425 +9.67%
Kent +8 4 £135 - 2
Chippenham -3 4 £250 -
Birmingham -3 4 £210 -
West Yorkshire -6 4 - - 4
Wales +16 3 - -
Manchester +2 3 £135 -15.62% 4
Cheshire - 3 £155 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £325 -
East Grinstead - 3 £325 -
Motherwell - 3 £235 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £235 -
Bedford +6 2 £400 +33.33%
Luton +4 2 £140 -53.33%
Reading -5 2 - -

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 167 (74.22%) Cisco
2 101 (44.89%) WAN
3 94 (41.78%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (40.44%) LAN
5 87 (38.67%) Firewall
6 72 (32.00%) Wireless
7 65 (28.89%) CCNP
8 59 (26.22%) ITIL
9 54 (24.00%) Windows
10 53 (23.56%) CCNA
11 43 (19.11%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (18.67%) Active Directory
13 40 (17.78%) Cisco IPT
14 39 (17.33%) CheckPoint
14 39 (17.33%) MPLS
15 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
16 36 (16.00%) HP
16 36 (16.00%) Telecoms
16 36 (16.00%) Data Centre
17 35 (15.56%) Finance
18 34 (15.11%) VPN
19 33 (14.67%) VMware
20 30 (13.33%) Network Security
21 29 (12.89%) SolarWinds
22 28 (12.44%) Security Cleared
23 26 (11.56%) Citrix
23 26 (11.56%) VoIP
24 25 (11.11%) Project Management
25 24 (10.67%) SC Cleared
25 24 (10.67%) Windows 7

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.56%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.33%) IIS
5 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) CICS
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.78%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) IaaS
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (44.89%) WAN
2 91 (40.44%) LAN
3 87 (38.67%) Firewall
4 72 (32.00%) Wireless
5 43 (19.11%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (17.78%) Cisco IPT
7 39 (17.33%) MPLS
8 34 (15.11%) VPN
9 30 (13.33%) Network Security
10 26 (11.56%) VoIP
11 23 (10.22%) DHCP
12 19 (8.44%) Unified Communications
13 17 (7.56%) DNS
13 17 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (7.11%) Internet
15 14 (6.22%) FWSM
15 14 (6.22%) SAN
15 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
16 13 (5.78%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (5.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.44%) DB2
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 36 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (15.56%) Finance
3 9 (4.00%) Legal
4 7 (3.11%) Law
4 7 (3.11%) Retail
5 5 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) French Language
7 2 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (30.22%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.00%) Analyst
3 34 (15.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Security Engineer
6 18 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (6.22%) Architect
9 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.22%) Network Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) Voice Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (4.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.11%) XMPP
2 2 (0.89%) ODBC
2 2 (0.89%) WAP
3 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.78%) Handset
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.33%) Statistics
6 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.89%) AS400
7 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
7 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Eurex
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.00%) Windows
2 24 (10.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.11%) Android
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.33%) Unix
7 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.22%) ITIL
2 25 (11.11%) Project Management
3 23 (10.22%) PRINCE2
4 19 (8.44%) Migration
5 17 (7.56%) ITIL V3
5 17 (7.56%) Network Management
6 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.78%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.56%) Network Design
10 8 (3.56%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.56%) Server Building
11 7 (3.11%) Email Migration
11 7 (3.11%) Identity Management
11 7 (3.11%) TOGAF
12 6 (2.67%) Change Management
12 6 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.67%) PRINCE
12 6 (2.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (41.78%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (28.89%) CCNP
3 53 (23.56%) CCNA
4 28 (12.44%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.67%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.89%) CCIE
7 16 (7.11%) Degree
8 13 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.56%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.11%) CCSE
10 7 (3.11%) JNCIE
11 6 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.22%) MCSE
12 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.33%) MCSA
14 2 (0.89%) CCDP
14 2 (0.89%) CCIP
14 2 (0.89%) ISEB
14 2 (0.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.22%) SLA
2 7 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.89%) GxP
4 2 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) BS7799
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.22%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.67%) UAG
6 3 (1.33%) Firmware
6 3 (1.33%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.44%) Squid
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.44%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (7.11%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (5.33%) SCCM
4 9 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (3.56%) Nagios
6 7 (3.11%) Cacti
6 7 (3.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (3.11%) OpenView
6 7 (3.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.33%) DameWare
8 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.33%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) AppManager
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.44%) Opsview
10 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (74.22%) Cisco
2 39 (17.33%) CheckPoint
3 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.00%) HP
5 33 (14.67%) VMware
6 29 (12.89%) SolarWinds
7 26 (11.56%) Citrix
8 20 (8.89%) Avaya
8 20 (8.89%) F5
9 18 (8.00%) Nortel
10 16 (7.11%) Juniper
11 12 (5.33%) Meraki
11 12 (5.33%) Siemens
12 8 (3.56%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.11%) CA
13 7 (3.11%) IBM
13 7 (3.11%) IronPort
13 7 (3.11%) Nokia
13 7 (3.11%) Splunk
14 6 (2.67%) Dell
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