Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 9 July 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 504 715 722
Rank change year-on-year +211 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 50 116 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.07% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 81 107
Median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +0.65%
10th Percentile £150 £175 £172
90th Percentile £490 £525 £615
UK median daily rate £350 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Median hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.68% -16.98% +32.50%
10th Percentile £18.43 £18.10 £16.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £25.67 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +30.68% -16.98% +32.50%

IP Telephony is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,866 10,827 12,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.23% 12.64% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,835 6,720 7,800
Median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 503 690
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.45 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +51.16% +7.50% +1.18%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IP Telephony in England.

Daily rate trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IP Telephony in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IP Telephony in England.

Hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IP Telephony in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
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 IP Telephony within the England region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +117 17 £350 +39.30% 1
South East +145 12 £400 -13.04%
London +167 11 £375 -1.64% 3
Yorkshire +87 11 £350 +154.55%
Midlands +78 7 £150 -57.14%
North West +65 5 £181 -27.94% 1
East Midlands +49 5 £150 -38.14%
South West +84 2 £463 +2.78% 3
West Midlands +72 2 £263 -32.69%
East of England +65 1 £350 -11.11%
North East +26 1 £375 -11.76%
IP Telephony
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 26 (52.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) LAN
3 14 (28.00%) WAN
3 14 (28.00%) Wireless
3 14 (28.00%) Office 365
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (24.00%) Firewall
6 11 (22.00%) Skype
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (18.00%) VMware
8 9 (18.00%) CCNP
8 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.00%) VoIP
8 9 (18.00%) Skype for Business
9 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.00%) DHCP
9 8 (16.00%) VPN
9 8 (16.00%) DNS
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (16.00%) Service Management
10 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.00%) Finance
10 7 (14.00%) Migration
10 7 (14.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
11 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines

IP Telephony
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 9 (18.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365
2 6 (12.00%) Azure
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) LAN
1 14 (28.00%) WAN
1 14 (28.00%) Wireless
2 12 (24.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) Skype
4 9 (18.00%) VoIP
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.00%) VPN
6 6 (12.00%) PBX
7 5 (10.00%) IPv6
7 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 5 (10.00%) WLAN
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (8.00%) IGMP
8 4 (8.00%) Internet
8 4 (8.00%) Multicast
8 4 (8.00%) TACACS
9 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) DTS
2 1 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 4 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.00%) Fibre Optics
1 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.00%) Tandem
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) ASIC
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Handset
2 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) BYOD
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.00%) e-Health
3 1 (2.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.00%) LIMS
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Android
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (16.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Facilities Management
5 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 4 (8.00%) Open Source
7 3 (6.00%) Analytics
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Server Building
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.00%) APMP
5 2 (4.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) GIAC
6 1 (2.00%) GSEC
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) HL7
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.00%) SafeCom
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Apple
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Avaya
5 3 (6.00%) Canon
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) Aruba
6 2 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.00%) Capita
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.00%) Reuters
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Verint