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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 469 497 444
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -53
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 133 98 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.36% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 51
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£266 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £478 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.70% -44.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.60 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.65 £34.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+180.70% -44.65%

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
8287 7206 7404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 13.23% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4522 3828 3687
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 392 583
Average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +21 121 £284 -12.69% 37
London 0 55 £325 +12.06% 7
South East +7 25 £350 +7.69% 9
East of England +19 19 £250 +78.57% 5
City of London -3 17 £165 -34.00% 3
Scotland +1 7 £270 -16.92% 1
East Midlands - 7 £134 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £200 - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £100 -
Hampshire +6 6 £375 - 1
Kent +2 6 £350 -
Essex +2 6 £254 +81.07% 2
North West -26 6 £225 -10.00% 7
Berkshire -2 5 - - 4
Manchester -15 5 £225 -18.18% 5
Milton Keynes -2 4 £238 -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £238 -
Leeds - 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Surrey +4 3 £400 +39.13% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Luton - 3 £100 -
Bristol +3 2 £360 -
South West -3 2 £360 -23.40% 4
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £291 -
Cobham - 2 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £158 - 1

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 212 (75.99%) Cisco
2 104 (37.28%) LAN
3 103 (36.92%) WAN
4 94 (33.69%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (32.26%) Firewall
6 75 (26.88%) VoIP
7 74 (26.52%) Windows
8 69 (24.73%) VPN
9 68 (24.37%) Wireless
10 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
11 64 (22.94%) Cisco IPT
12 63 (22.58%) ITIL
13 60 (21.51%) MPLS
14 58 (20.79%) CCNA
15 49 (17.56%) CCNP
16 46 (16.49%) Telecoms
17 43 (15.41%) TCP/IP
18 42 (15.05%) Avaya
19 39 (13.98%) OSPF
20 38 (13.62%) VMware
21 37 (13.26%) Active Directory
22 36 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
23 35 (12.54%) HP
23 35 (12.54%) Juniper
24 33 (11.83%) Unified Communications
25 31 (11.11%) BGP
26 30 (10.75%) VLAN
27 29 (10.39%) CheckPoint
27 29 (10.39%) MS Office
28 27 (9.68%) PBX

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 27 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.32%) Lync
3 14 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.72%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (10.39%) MS Office
2 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (37.28%) LAN
2 103 (36.92%) WAN
3 90 (32.26%) Firewall
4 75 (26.88%) VoIP
5 69 (24.73%) VPN
6 68 (24.37%) Wireless
7 64 (22.94%) Cisco IPT
8 60 (21.51%) MPLS
9 43 (15.41%) TCP/IP
10 39 (13.98%) OSPF
11 33 (11.83%) Unified Communications
12 31 (11.11%) BGP
13 30 (10.75%) VLAN
14 27 (9.68%) PBX
15 21 (7.53%) DNS
15 21 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (7.17%) Network Security
16 20 (7.17%) WLAN
17 19 (6.81%) ISDN
17 19 (6.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) DB2
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
General
1 46 (16.49%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.68%) Finance
3 8 (2.87%) Banking
4 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 45 (16.13%) Analyst
3 23 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (7.53%) Architect
5 19 (6.81%) Network Analyst
5 19 (6.81%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.45%) Network Support
7 17 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.09%) Voice Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.66%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Telephony Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Administrator
12 9 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 9 (3.23%) IT Support
12 9 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.43%) HTML
1 4 (1.43%) Web Services
2 3 (1.08%) XMPP
3 2 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.36%) WCF
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
4 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (7.17%) IVR
3 17 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.15%) Handset
6 4 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) PMI
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) AS400
8 2 (0.72%) Eurex
8 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.72%) CMDB
8 2 (0.72%) iSeries
9 1 (0.36%) FMCG
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.52%) Windows
2 26 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.81%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.09%) Linux
6 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.30%) CentOS
7 12 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.15%) UNIX
10 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.08%) Android
12 3 (1.08%) AIX
12 3 (1.08%) Solaris
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) ITIL
2 23 (8.24%) Project Management
3 21 (7.53%) Service Delivery
4 19 (6.81%) Network Management
5 16 (5.73%) Network Design
6 15 (5.38%) PRINCE2
7 13 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (4.66%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.30%) CRM
9 11 (3.94%) Business Continuity
10 10 (3.58%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.58%) Migration
10 10 (3.58%) Change Management
10 10 (3.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.23%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.23%) Service Management
12 8 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.51%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.24%) SQL
2 5 (1.79%) C
3 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 94 (33.69%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (20.79%) CCNA
3 49 (17.56%) CCNP
4 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.73%) CCIE
5 14 (5.02%) MCSE
5 14 (5.02%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.66%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.58%) A+ Certification
7 10 (3.58%) Degree
8 8 (2.87%) CCDP
9 7 (2.51%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.51%) CCVP
10 6 (2.15%) CCIP
11 5 (1.79%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.79%) CCSE
11 5 (1.79%) MCP
12 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (2.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.79%) SLA
5 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (13.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) Firmware
4 5 (1.79%) XenServer
4 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.43%) vSphere
6 3 (1.08%) XenApp
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.72%) Squid
7 2 (0.72%) Snort
7 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (8.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (7.89%) Cisco IPCC
3 13 (4.66%) SCCM
3 13 (4.66%) FortiGate
4 9 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (2.87%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Intune
7 3 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.72%) WSUS
8 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.72%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 212 (75.99%) Cisco
2 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 42 (15.05%) Avaya
4 38 (13.62%) VMware
5 35 (12.54%) HP
5 35 (12.54%) Juniper
6 29 (10.39%) CheckPoint
7 16 (5.73%) Mitel
8 15 (5.38%) Citrix
9 14 (5.02%) McAfee
9 14 (5.02%) Blue Coat
10 13 (4.66%) Remedy
10 13 (4.66%) Nokia
10 13 (4.66%) Nortel
10 13 (4.66%) IBM
11 12 (4.30%) Oracle
12 11 (3.94%) NetApp
13 10 (3.58%) Verint
13 10 (3.58%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.23%) F5
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