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 24 June 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.

IP Telephony
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 118 98
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 0.91% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £625 £440 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.04% -20.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £358 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £474 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £310
% change year-on-year +14.50% +5.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £22.22
% change year-on-year +104.03% -6.25%  

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 363 547 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.04% 23.21% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 249 240
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in Berkshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 +15 2 £130 -
Slough - 2 £638 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
IP Telephony
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) IVR
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) WFM
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

IP Telephony
Co-occurring 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (15.38%) CTI
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Integrator
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Integrator
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IP Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) IVR
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) WFM
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) Lancope
3 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Verint