The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 119 124
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.48% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £158 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.84% +58.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +1.81% +14.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.38% +55.17%  

IP Telephony is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 360 619 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.65% 25.20% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 294 340
Median daily rate £416 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.82% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IP Telephony in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Reading +21 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £158 -
IP Telephony
South East

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) Unified Communications
5 5 (29.41%) IVR
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (17.65%) WFM
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) CTI
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Avaya
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) Electronics
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) VoIP
2 8 (47.06%) Unified Communications
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (17.65%) CTI
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Product Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) IVR
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) WFM
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Product Management
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) CCIP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Avaya
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Verint
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) Lancope
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) NICE Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Tandberg
4 1 (5.88%) VMware