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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 115 115
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 2.52% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £412 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.92% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £206 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £538 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +1.44% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.38% -43.75%  

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 374 357 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.59% 14.40% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 197 192
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £259 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +86.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 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 29 March 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
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £375 -19.02%
Bedfordshire -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £450 +20.00% 2
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Email Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) CCTV
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Email Migration
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) VMware