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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 101 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.046% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 0.31% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£218 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 - £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.00%
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
329 325 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.43% 15.04% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 156 96
Average daily rate £325 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 54
Average hourly rate £24.25 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Wolverhampton - 6 £196 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Avaya
3 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) Mitel
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WLAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) HP APS
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Avaya
3 6 (50.00%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP