The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 468 460 449
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 145 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.65% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 49 69
Average daily rate
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£348 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.60 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £27.50 £33.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +31.57%

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
8459 6986 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.48% 13.53% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4786 3831 3949
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 442 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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 +7 134 £349 -5.35% 39
London +18 52 £375 -3.22% 14
South East -12 41 £338 +3.84% 12
City of London +29 20 £375 -3.22% 2
Yorkshire +4 17 £275 -31.25% 5
Kent - 13 £375 - 3
Hampshire -9 12 £300 +9.09% 3
North West -14 11 £475 +72.72% 3
Cheshire +13 7 £500 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £400 +29.03% 4
West Yorkshire -3 5 £360 -10.00% 2
Scotland -6 5 £235 -41.25%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £338 +125.00%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £338 +125.00%
East of England - 4 £270 - 2
East Midlands 0 3 £255 +27.50% 1
Leeds -2 3 - - 1
Berkshire -3 3 £250 -36.50% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Manchester -24 3 £350 +27.27% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £250 -
Dover - 3 - -
Edinburgh -3 2 £235 -
South West -39 2 £110 - 1
Bradford - 2 £360 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £263 - 1
Warwickshire -15 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £425 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £100 - 3

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 162 (58.91%) Cisco
2 119 (43.27%) WAN
3 112 (40.73%) LAN
4 90 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (30.91%) Firewall
6 81 (29.45%) Windows
7 65 (23.64%) Finance
8 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
9 61 (22.18%) CCNA
10 58 (21.09%) ITIL
11 56 (20.36%) Telecoms
12 49 (17.82%) MPLS
13 45 (16.36%) Avaya
13 45 (16.36%) VoIP
14 43 (15.64%) Cisco IPT
15 41 (14.91%) Migration
15 41 (14.91%) VPN
15 41 (14.91%) Internet
16 38 (13.82%) Windows 7
17 36 (13.09%) CheckPoint
17 36 (13.09%) Wireless
18 35 (12.73%) CCNP
19 34 (12.36%) MS Exchange
19 34 (12.36%) Active Directory
20 32 (11.64%) MS Office
21 31 (11.27%) VMware
21 31 (11.27%) Unified Communications
22 29 (10.55%) Video Conferencing
22 29 (10.55%) PBX
22 29 (10.55%) BGP

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.82%) Lync
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) IIS
7 2 (0.73%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (11.64%) MS Office
2 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (43.27%) WAN
2 112 (40.73%) LAN
3 85 (30.91%) Firewall
4 49 (17.82%) MPLS
5 45 (16.36%) VoIP
6 43 (15.64%) Cisco IPT
7 41 (14.91%) VPN
7 41 (14.91%) Internet
8 36 (13.09%) Wireless
9 31 (11.27%) Unified Communications
10 29 (10.55%) BGP
10 29 (10.55%) PBX
11 28 (10.18%) TCP/IP
12 25 (9.09%) OSPF
13 21 (7.64%) DNS
13 21 (7.64%) DHCP
14 20 (7.27%) Multicast
15 18 (6.55%) SAN
15 18 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (5.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (23.64%) Finance
2 56 (20.36%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.00%) Retail
4 10 (3.64%) Banking
5 6 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.82%) Back Office
6 5 (1.82%) Electronics
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (18.91%) Network Engineer
2 43 (15.64%) Analyst
3 31 (11.27%) Architect
4 23 (8.36%) Support Analyst
5 22 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.64%) Voice Engineer
7 18 (6.55%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (5.09%) Network Support
9 14 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.64%) Cisco Support
11 10 (3.64%) Desktop Support
12 9 (3.27%) Engineering Manager
12 9 (3.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Communications Manager
12 9 (3.27%) IT Support
13 8 (2.91%) Administrator
13 8 (2.91%) Network Analyst
14 7 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.64%) XMPP
2 4 (1.45%) HTML
3 3 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XML
4 1 (0.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Video Conferencing
2 24 (8.73%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.45%) IVR
4 11 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.45%) CESG
7 3 (1.09%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.73%) SecurID
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.73%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 81 (29.45%) Windows
2 38 (13.82%) Windows 7
3 26 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.45%) Linux
8 3 (1.09%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) UNIX
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.36%) Fedora
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.09%) ITIL
2 41 (14.91%) Migration
3 28 (10.18%) Project Management
4 27 (9.82%) Network Design
5 20 (7.27%) Network Management
6 19 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (5.82%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.82%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (5.45%) Change Management
10 14 (5.09%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (5.09%) Network Architecture
11 12 (4.36%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.00%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.27%) Change Control
15 8 (2.91%) Service Management
16 7 (2.55%) Line Management
16 7 (2.55%) WFM
16 7 (2.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.00%) SQL
2 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
2 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.09%) VB
4 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.73%) C
4 2 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (22.18%) CCNA
3 35 (12.73%) CCNP
4 23 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.55%) MCSE
6 14 (5.09%) CCIE
7 12 (4.36%) MCP
8 10 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.27%) CCDP
10 8 (2.91%) Degree
11 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.45%) CCIP
14 3 (1.09%) ISEB
14 3 (1.09%) CCDA
14 3 (1.09%) Avaya Certification
14 3 (1.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.18%) vSphere
4 5 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.55%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (1.82%) SCCM
4 5 (1.82%) OPNET
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 162 (58.91%) Cisco
2 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 45 (16.36%) Avaya
4 36 (13.09%) CheckPoint
5 31 (11.27%) VMware
6 27 (9.82%) HP
7 23 (8.36%) Citrix
8 22 (8.00%) Juniper
9 14 (5.09%) F5
10 12 (4.36%) Siemens
11 10 (3.64%) Genesys
11 10 (3.64%) Acme Packet
11 10 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.27%) ProCurve
12 9 (3.27%) Dell
12 9 (3.27%) NetApp
12 9 (3.27%) Nokia
13 8 (2.91%) Verint
14 7 (2.55%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.55%) Symantec
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