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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
UK
Rank 520 519 459
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -60
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 76 99 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.33% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 83
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £180 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £28.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -12.50%

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
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +19 70 £370 +5.71% 25
London 0 25 £400 +9.58% 8
South East +12 13 £315 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +7 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +11 7 £500 +53.84% 2
Hampshire +2 7 £315 -10.00% 1
South Yorkshire 0 7 £500 +177.77% 1
South West +8 6 £320 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +23 5 £223 - 2
Sheffield +5 5 £500 +76.21%
East of England -8 5 £319 -1.92% 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £375 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £315 - 1
North West +13 4 £450 +85.56% 4
Bristol 0 4 £348 -5.44%
Kettering - 4 £300 -
Nottingham - 4 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
City of London -4 3 £375 +2.73% 1
Bracknell - 3 £170 -
Scotland +19 2 £225 -18.18% 1
Bedfordshire +7 2 - -
Uxbridge +3 2 - -
Wiltshire -1 2 £285 +14.00%
Hertfordshire -7 2 £319 -15.00% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £225 - 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Corsham - 2 £285 -
Cheshire +24 1 - - 1

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 95 (56.55%) Cisco
2 67 (39.88%) Microsoft
3 61 (36.31%) LAN
4 60 (35.71%) Firewall
5 58 (34.52%) Windows
6 51 (30.36%) WAN
7 48 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 48 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (25.60%) VoIP
9 38 (22.62%) VMware
9 38 (22.62%) Windows Server
10 36 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 35 (20.83%) CCNA
12 34 (20.24%) Wireless
13 33 (19.64%) ITIL
13 33 (19.64%) Citrix
13 33 (19.64%) Unified Communications
14 31 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (17.86%) CheckPoint
16 29 (17.26%) Finance
17 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
19 25 (14.88%) Cisco IPT
20 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (14.29%) CCNP
20 24 (14.29%) MS Exchange
20 24 (14.29%) Juniper
21 23 (13.69%) DNS
21 23 (13.69%) MS Office
22 22 (13.10%) VPN

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 24 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.98%) IIS
6 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.33%) SaaS
2 12 (7.14%) IaaS
3 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (36.31%) LAN
2 60 (35.71%) Firewall
3 51 (30.36%) WAN
4 43 (25.60%) VoIP
5 34 (20.24%) Wireless
6 33 (19.64%) Unified Communications
7 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (14.88%) Cisco IPT
9 23 (13.69%) DNS
10 22 (13.10%) VPN
11 20 (11.90%) TCP/IP
12 19 (11.31%) DHCP
13 17 (10.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (10.12%) SAN
14 16 (9.52%) MPLS
14 16 (9.52%) Network Security
15 15 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (7.74%) NetScaler
17 10 (5.95%) Cisco PIX
18 9 (5.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
1 2 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (17.26%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.55%) Marketing
4 4 (2.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.19%) Games
6 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (13.69%) Analyst
4 21 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (10.12%) Architect
6 14 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.95%) IT Support
10 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.36%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.36%) SAP Architect
10 9 (5.36%) VoIP Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Business Architect
12 7 (4.17%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) CSS
2 6 (3.57%) Web Services
3 5 (2.98%) .NET
3 5 (2.98%) XMPP
4 4 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.79%) HTML5
5 3 (1.79%) Middleware
5 3 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.19%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.19%) REST
6 2 (1.19%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.60%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.60%) React
7 1 (0.60%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.17%) IVR
4 7 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.98%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.38%) Handset
7 3 (1.79%) CCTV
7 3 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.79%) NHS
7 3 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.19%) Clustering
8 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 2 (1.19%) Life Science
8 2 (1.19%) PMI
8 2 (1.19%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.52%) Windows
2 38 (22.62%) Windows Server
3 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.90%) Linux
5 13 (7.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.57%) Unix
9 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.38%) Android
10 4 (2.38%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.19%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) ITIL
2 18 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 17 (10.12%) Migration
3 17 (10.12%) Project Management
4 14 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 13 (7.74%) TOGAF
6 12 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.36%) Network Design
8 8 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.17%) Server Building
9 7 (4.17%) Service Management
10 6 (3.57%) Email Migration
10 6 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (2.98%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.98%) Network Management
11 5 (2.98%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.76%) C
2 7 (4.17%) C#
3 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.98%) C++
5 4 (2.38%) SQL
6 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (20.83%) CCNA
3 24 (14.29%) CCNP
4 15 (8.93%) CCDP
4 15 (8.93%) CCIE
5 10 (5.95%) CCDA
5 10 (5.95%) CCVP
6 8 (4.76%) Degree
6 8 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 8 (4.76%) MCSE
6 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.38%) MCP
9 3 (1.79%) APMP
9 3 (1.79%) ISEB
9 3 (1.79%) MCDST
9 3 (1.79%) MOS
9 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.31%) Hyper-V
3 19 (11.31%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.14%) XenServer
6 11 (6.55%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.38%) XenApp
9 3 (1.79%) Firmware
9 3 (1.79%) KVM
10 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.19%) vSphere
11 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (10.71%) SCCM
3 11 (6.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (4.17%) WSUS
5 6 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.98%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.98%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.79%) Cacti
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco CME
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.79%) Nagios
7 3 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.60%) DameWare
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (56.55%) Cisco
2 67 (39.88%) Microsoft
3 38 (22.62%) VMware
4 33 (19.64%) Citrix
5 30 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.29%) Juniper
7 20 (11.90%) Avaya
7 20 (11.90%) HP
8 17 (10.12%) F5
9 15 (8.93%) Dell
9 15 (8.93%) SolarWinds
10 14 (8.33%) SAP
11 12 (7.14%) Nokia
11 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.36%) hybris
13 8 (4.76%) Meraki
14 6 (3.57%) Mitel
14 6 (3.57%) Sophos
15 5 (2.98%) Genesys
15 5 (2.98%) Symantec
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