The table below looks at the statistics for TAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TAPI over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Telephony Application Programming Interface (TAPI)
Rank 594 - 568
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TAPI 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£290 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14954 14628 14627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 28.29% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10214 9450 8891
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 288 387
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

TAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TAPI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TAPI
Daily Rate Trend

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

TAPI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TAPI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TAPI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TAPI
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TAPI 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 TAPI.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime

TAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TAPI 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 TAPI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telephony Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft