The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 May 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.094% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £323
% change year-on-year +15.10% +7.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £22.22
% change year-on-year -12.08% +2.38%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 187 173 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.61% 17.87% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 86 72
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.84% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -28.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% +11.53%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Buckinghamshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper