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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -56.59%
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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
408 296 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 12.67% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 114 104
Average daily rate £340 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Mitel
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) AS400
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) HP APS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) HP APS
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP