Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 668 699
Rank change year-on-year -63 +31 -101
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 126 205 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 103
England median daily rate £268 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.14% +14.39% -5.71%
10th Percentile £110 £160 £155
90th Percentile £433 £476 £535
UK median daily rate £263 £378 £320
% change year-on-year -30.46% +17.97% -8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 17
England median hourly rate £14.65 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% -7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.38 £20.83 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% -2.50%

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 13105 15064 14531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.40% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8033 9154 8522
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 765 946
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in England

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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
London -52 48 £300 -27.27% 6
South East +2 45 £145 -63.75% 2
North of England +45 10 £157 -52.58% 2
South West -4 10 £273 -24.31%
East of England -23 7 £351 +1.01% 4
North West +13 6 £163 -46.56% 2
Midlands +5 5 £325 +30.00%
Yorkshire +16 4 £150 -67.74%
West Midlands +20 2 £325 +54.76%
East Midlands -15 2 - -
IP Telephony
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 67 (53.17%) Cisco
2 63 (50.00%) Windows
3 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 48 (38.10%) ITIL
6 45 (35.71%) WAN
7 42 (33.33%) Firewall
8 41 (32.54%) LAN
9 39 (30.95%) Office 365
10 35 (27.78%) Windows Server
11 33 (26.19%) MS Exchange
12 28 (22.22%) VPN
13 26 (20.63%) DNS
13 26 (20.63%) VMware
14 25 (19.84%) DHCP
14 25 (19.84%) VoIP
15 23 (18.25%) Project Management
16 22 (17.46%) Unified Communications
17 21 (16.67%) Wireless
17 21 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (16.67%) Incident Management
17 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (15.87%) Citrix
18 20 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (15.08%) MPLS
19 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
20 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (13.49%) Telecoms
20 17 (13.49%) Finance
20 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V

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 33 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.95%) Office 365
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.71%) WAN
2 42 (33.33%) Firewall
3 41 (32.54%) LAN
4 28 (22.22%) VPN
5 26 (20.63%) DNS
6 25 (19.84%) DHCP
6 25 (19.84%) VoIP
7 22 (17.46%) Unified Communications
8 21 (16.67%) Wireless
9 19 (15.08%) MPLS
10 16 (12.70%) Cisco IPT
11 15 (11.90%) Network Security
11 15 (11.90%) Skype
11 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
12 14 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (8.73%) Internet
14 9 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (7.14%) SAN
15 8 (6.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
1 17 (13.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Billing
3 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.87%) Analyst
2 19 (15.08%) Network Engineer
3 17 (13.49%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.97%) iPad
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) VAX
7 2 (1.59%) PMI
7 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) CCTV
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Life Science
8 1 (0.79%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.52%) Unix
5 9 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Vista
7 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.97%) CentOS
9 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Debian
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) ITIL
2 23 (18.25%) Project Management
3 21 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.32%) Service Management
6 12 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 11 (8.73%) Change Management
7 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.94%) Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.56%) High Availability
12 6 (4.76%) SEO
12 6 (4.76%) Software Deployment
13 5 (3.97%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.97%) Network Management
13 5 (3.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) Perl
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.90%) CCNP
4 11 (8.73%) Degree
5 10 (7.94%) CCNA
5 10 (7.94%) MCP
5 10 (7.94%) MCSE
6 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) CCIE
7 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.59%) HNC
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) MBA
8 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.52%) vSphere
5 7 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.17%) XenApp
7 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (11.90%) SCCM
3 7 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.97%) WSUS
6 3 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.59%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.59%) Nagios
7 2 (1.59%) SCOM
7 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.79%) Terraform
8 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (53.17%) Cisco
2 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.63%) VMware
4 20 (15.87%) Citrix
5 13 (10.32%) Avaya
6 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 12 (9.52%) HP
7 10 (7.94%) Juniper
8 9 (7.14%) F5
9 8 (6.35%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.76%) CommVault
12 5 (3.97%) Mitel
12 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.17%) CA
13 4 (3.17%) IBM
13 4 (3.17%) IronPort
13 4 (3.17%) LANDesk
13 4 (3.17%) Nortel
13 4 (3.17%) Wyse