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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 508 568 495
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -73
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 126 96 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.18% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 95
Median daily rate £344 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £123 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.83 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +20.00%

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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +38 115 £350 +16.66% 29
London +19 50 £420 +60.00% 4
South East +13 26 £400 +18.51% 9
City of London +37 13 £388 -8.82%
Hampshire +11 11 £400 +3.22%
East of England +17 10 £348 +15.83% 1
Southampton +16 9 £400 +3.22%
West Midlands -25 9 £210 - 1
North West +14 7 £275 -19.11% 8
Yorkshire - 6 £340 - 2
Manchester -2 5 £285 +128.00% 6
Kent - 5 £148 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £380 - 1
South West +7 4 £263 - 3
Bracknell 0 4 £344 -47.11%
Berkshire 0 4 £344 +56.25% 1
East Midlands - 4 £235 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £320 -
Scotland +13 3 £235 -
Bedfordshire -5 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £350 -
Motherwell - 3 £235 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £235 -
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Cheshire +10 2 £155 -63.52%
Swindon +9 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 - -

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 168 (70.89%) Cisco
2 102 (43.04%) WAN
3 96 (40.51%) LAN
4 92 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (37.97%) Firewall
6 79 (33.33%) Wireless
7 76 (32.07%) Windows
8 71 (29.96%) CCNP
9 65 (27.43%) Microsoft
10 63 (26.58%) Active Directory
10 63 (26.58%) ITIL
11 49 (20.68%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (19.41%) HP
13 45 (18.99%) CCNA
13 45 (18.99%) VMware
13 45 (18.99%) Data Centre
14 41 (17.30%) VoIP
15 39 (16.46%) Finance
15 39 (16.46%) Windows Server
16 35 (14.77%) SLA
16 35 (14.77%) CheckPoint
17 34 (14.35%) MPLS
17 34 (14.35%) Cisco IPT
18 33 (13.92%) MS Exchange
19 32 (13.50%) VPN
19 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (13.08%) Telecoms
21 29 (12.24%) Citrix
21 29 (12.24%) Network Security
22 28 (11.81%) MS Excel

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 33 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (4.22%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.11%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) CICS
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.33%) Office 365
2 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) IaaS
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (43.04%) WAN
2 96 (40.51%) LAN
3 90 (37.97%) Firewall
4 79 (33.33%) Wireless
5 49 (20.68%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (17.30%) VoIP
7 34 (14.35%) Cisco IPT
7 34 (14.35%) MPLS
8 32 (13.50%) VPN
9 29 (12.24%) Network Security
10 27 (11.39%) Unified Communications
11 26 (10.97%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (10.97%) DHCP
11 26 (10.97%) DNS
12 25 (10.55%) TCP/IP
13 20 (8.44%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (8.02%) SAN
15 17 (7.17%) Internet
15 17 (7.17%) VLAN
16 15 (6.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) JIRA
1 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (16.46%) Finance
2 31 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.11%) Legal
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) French Language
5 2 (0.84%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Local Government
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (27.00%) Network Engineer
2 35 (14.77%) Analyst
3 31 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (10.55%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Architect
10 13 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 12 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
11 12 (5.06%) Network Analyst
12 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.64%) Support Analyst
13 10 (4.22%) Desktop Support
13 10 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (3.38%) Network Architect
14 8 (3.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) XMPP
2 5 (2.11%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.27%) Core Data
4 2 (0.84%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.75%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.53%) Handset
5 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.27%) BYOD
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) IVR
7 3 (1.27%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.27%) Statistics
8 2 (0.84%) AS400
8 2 (0.84%) CCTV
8 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Life Science
9 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.07%) Windows
2 39 (16.46%) Windows Server
3 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.06%) Android
7 10 (4.22%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.11%) Linux
8 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.69%) Unix
10 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.42%) CentOS
12 1 (0.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.58%) ITIL
2 27 (11.39%) Project Management
3 24 (10.13%) PRINCE2
4 22 (9.28%) Migration
5 18 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.33%) Network Management
6 15 (6.33%) Service Management
7 14 (5.91%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.22%) Change Management
10 10 (4.22%) Fault Management
10 10 (4.22%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.80%) TOGAF
12 8 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.95%) Email Migration
13 7 (2.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 7 (2.95%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.38%) SQL
2 7 (2.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.42%) C
3 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (29.96%) CCNP
3 45 (18.99%) CCNA
4 26 (10.97%) CCIE
5 23 (9.70%) SC Cleared
5 23 (9.70%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.75%) Degree
6 16 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.38%) JNCIP
8 7 (2.95%) CCDP
8 7 (2.95%) CCSE
8 7 (2.95%) JNCIE
8 7 (2.95%) MOS
9 6 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.53%) MCP
10 4 (1.69%) MCSE
10 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.77%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.84%) GxP
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 63 (26.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.75%) VMware ESX
4 15 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.22%) vSphere
6 6 (2.53%) UAG
7 4 (1.69%) Firmware
7 4 (1.69%) XenApp
8 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.27%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.84%) XenServer
10 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (10.97%) SCCM
2 19 (8.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (6.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (5.91%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (4.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (3.80%) Cacti
6 9 (3.80%) Nagios
7 7 (2.95%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (2.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (2.95%) OpenView
8 6 (2.53%) SCOM
9 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.69%) WSUS
10 3 (1.27%) DameWare
10 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.27%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.84%) Cisco IPCC
12 1 (0.42%) AppManager
12 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 168 (70.89%) Cisco
2 65 (27.43%) Microsoft
3 46 (19.41%) HP
4 45 (18.99%) VMware
5 35 (14.77%) CheckPoint
6 29 (12.24%) Citrix
7 27 (11.39%) SolarWinds
8 26 (10.97%) Avaya
9 18 (7.59%) Juniper
10 16 (6.75%) Nortel
11 15 (6.33%) F5
12 13 (5.49%) Dell
13 9 (3.80%) Meraki
13 9 (3.80%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.38%) LANDesk
15 7 (2.95%) Brocade
15 7 (2.95%) IBM
15 7 (2.95%) Siemens
15 7 (2.95%) Splunk
15 7 (2.95%) Toshiba
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago