The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 124 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.89% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £140 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-44.61% +49.42%
IP Telephony
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
356 336 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.02% 13.15% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 161 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £169 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 34
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the West Midlands region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the West Midlands region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Birmingham -1 5 - - 2
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) LANDesk
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Android
3 7 (46.67%) MOS
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Avaya
3 7 (46.67%) Toshiba
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) ISDN
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Android
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) MOS
2 5 (33.33%) CCDA
2 5 (33.33%) CCDP
2 5 (33.33%) CCVP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Avaya
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) LANDesk
3 7 (46.67%) Toshiba
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) Nokia