The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco IPT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 588 551
Rank change year-on-year +33 -37  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 28 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.36% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 37
Median daily rate £338 £288 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% +10.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £166 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £447 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £180 £290
% change year-on-year +77.77% -37.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cisco IPT 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6035 7275 7369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.51% 14.73% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 4421 4072
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 307 412
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Cisco IPT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cisco IPT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IPT in England

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IPT in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IPT in England

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IPT in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IPT in England

Cisco IPT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in England

Cisco IPT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +22 9 £378 -14.20% 2
East Midlands - 7 £300 - 1
South West 0 5 £325 -9.72%
South East +11 3 £158 -
East of England - 3 £412 -
West Midlands +14 1 £425 - 1
Cisco IPT
UK

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 54 (93.10%) Cisco
2 30 (51.72%) IP Telephony
3 25 (43.10%) Firewall
3 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (36.21%) CCNA
5 19 (32.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (24.14%) VoIP
6 14 (24.14%) Juniper
7 13 (22.41%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (20.69%) ITIL
8 12 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (18.97%) Meraki
9 11 (18.97%) WAN
9 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) JNCIA
10 10 (17.24%) LAN
10 10 (17.24%) MS Office
11 9 (15.52%) PBX
11 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
12 8 (13.79%) Network Management
12 8 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (13.79%) VPN
12 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.07%) Finance
13 7 (12.07%) Wireless
13 7 (12.07%) MPLS
14 6 (10.34%) Blackberry

Cisco IPT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) IP Telephony
2 25 (43.10%) Firewall
3 19 (32.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (24.14%) VoIP
5 13 (22.41%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (18.97%) WAN
7 10 (17.24%) LAN
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (15.52%) PBX
9 8 (13.79%) VPN
10 7 (12.07%) MPLS
10 7 (12.07%) Wireless
11 5 (8.62%) BGP
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM
11 5 (8.62%) CTI
11 5 (8.62%) FWSM
11 5 (8.62%) Network Security
11 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications
12 4 (6.90%) OSPF
12 4 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Cisco Engineer
1 24 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Voice Network Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco IPT Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) IP Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Telephony Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Telephony Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.34%) IVR
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) Handset
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (13.79%) Network Management
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) Email Management
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) BCP
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Validation
7 3 (5.17%) WFM
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.21%) CCNA
3 11 (18.97%) JNCIA
4 6 (10.34%) CCNP
5 3 (5.17%) CRISC
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.72%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) GDPR
2 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (10.34%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) Cisco
2 14 (24.14%) Juniper
3 11 (18.97%) Meraki
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) CA
4 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.34%) Clearswift
4 6 (10.34%) HP
4 6 (10.34%) Nokia
4 6 (10.34%) Symantec
5 5 (8.62%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) IronPort
5 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) NICE Systems
7 3 (5.17%) Verint
8 2 (3.45%) Avaya
8 2 (3.45%) NetScout
8 2 (3.45%) SevOne