Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 166 160
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 19 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 1.32% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Berkshire median daily rate £263 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £124 £297 £210
90th Percentile £401 £481 £634
South East median daily rate £145 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -63.75% +3.23% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £20.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.79% -24.25% +14.58%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 769 988 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.72% 22.98% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 493 533
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £255 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 8 £278 -23.45%
Newbury -4 4 £263 -43.24%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
IP Telephony
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (36.84%) VoIP
3 7 (36.84%) Unified Communications
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) ISDN
6 4 (21.05%) ADSL
6 4 (21.05%) Broadband
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Network Design
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory

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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Unified Communications
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
2 5 (26.32%) ISDN
3 4 (21.05%) ADSL
3 4 (21.05%) Broadband
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) MGCP
5 1 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (5.26%) PSTN
5 1 (5.26%) SCCP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Integrator
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Integrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Documentation Writer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) WFM
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple