The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.31% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 2.07% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £485 £330 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.96% +24.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £174 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £386 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.54 £21.00
% change year-on-year +106.91% -2.19%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 487 387 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.62% 15.17% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 582 874
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 62 128
Median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.87% +73.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.25 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £45.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the East of England

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the East of England

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in the East of England

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the East of England

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bedfordshire -12 3 £500 +51.51%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Avaya
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (15.38%) Zeacom
6 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) HSRP
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) FirePass
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) FirePass
5 2 (15.38%) MGCP
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
3 2 (15.38%) Zeacom
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed