The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £155 -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 97 160 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.37% 17.41% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 111 65
Median daily rate £360 £384 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 21
Median hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.52% +24.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Cheshire

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft