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 3 months to 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 508 505
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 65 112 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.42% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 61
Median daily rate £375 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £333 £295
% change year-on-year +12.78% +12.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.08 £22.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.13% -18.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £22.22
% change year-on-year +104.03% -6.25%  

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 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 5880 7860 7562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 4878 4329
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 355 436
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
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 3 months to 23 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
South East +7 21 £406 +17.75% 2
London -15 20 £375 -9.63% 17
South West -5 8 £370 +4.22% 1
East of England -6 8 £485 +46.96%
Yorkshire +25 4 £413 - 4
North West +19 3 £163 -32.08% 6
West Midlands +5 1 £415 +97.61% 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
IP Telephony
UK

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

1 85 (63.43%) Cisco
2 51 (38.06%) Firewall
3 50 (37.31%) LAN
4 48 (35.82%) WAN
5 41 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (27.61%) Cisco IPT
7 36 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 35 (26.12%) ITIL
9 33 (24.63%) Network Security
10 31 (23.13%) Active Directory
11 30 (22.39%) Windows
12 29 (21.64%) VoIP
12 29 (21.64%) Wireless
13 28 (20.90%) CCNP
13 28 (20.90%) VPN
14 26 (19.40%) DNS
15 25 (18.66%) CCNA
15 25 (18.66%) DHCP
15 25 (18.66%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (17.91%) MPLS
16 24 (17.91%) Data Centre
17 22 (16.42%) HP
18 21 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (14.93%) Cisco CUCM
19 20 (14.93%) CheckPoint
19 20 (14.93%) Project Management
20 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
20 19 (14.18%) Unified Communications
21 18 (13.43%) Juniper

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 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.22%) IIS
3 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Office 365
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) G Suite
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.06%) Firewall
2 50 (37.31%) LAN
3 48 (35.82%) WAN
4 37 (27.61%) Cisco IPT
5 33 (24.63%) Network Security
6 29 (21.64%) VoIP
6 29 (21.64%) Wireless
7 28 (20.90%) VPN
8 26 (19.40%) DNS
9 25 (18.66%) DHCP
9 25 (18.66%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (17.91%) MPLS
11 21 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (14.18%) Unified Communications
13 10 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (6.72%) BGP
15 8 (5.97%) IPsec
16 6 (4.48%) OSPF
16 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.96%) Voice Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Network Specialist
7 9 (6.72%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Architect
8 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Administrator
10 6 (4.48%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (4.48%) Xamarin Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Designer
11 5 (3.73%) Security Designer
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) Web Services
3 6 (4.48%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.24%) HTML
4 3 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.49%) HTML5
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
6 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.75%) React
6 1 (0.75%) REST
6 1 (0.75%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.22%) IVR
6 6 (4.48%) PKI
7 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.73%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.24%) VAX
9 2 (1.49%) Clustering
9 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.49%) Life Science
10 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.75%) BYOD
10 1 (0.75%) iPhone
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Windows
2 13 (9.70%) Linux
2 13 (9.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.72%) Unix
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.99%) CentOS
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.24%) AIX
7 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.75%) VyOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Project Management
3 15 (11.19%) Migration
4 12 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (5.97%) Network Management
5 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.22%) TDD
7 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.48%) WFM
8 5 (3.73%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.73%) Change Management
8 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (3.73%) Network Design
8 5 (3.73%) SDLC
8 5 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.97%) C
1 8 (5.97%) C#
2 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.48%) SQL
4 4 (2.99%) C++
5 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.90%) CCNP
3 25 (18.66%) CCNA
4 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.97%) Degree
6 8 (5.97%) JNCIA
6 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.48%) CISSP
8 5 (3.73%) MCSE
9 3 (2.24%) CCIE
9 3 (2.24%) MCP
10 2 (1.49%) CCDP
10 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.49%) ISEB
10 2 (1.49%) MCDST
10 2 (1.49%) MCITP
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.99%) PMO
1 4 (2.99%) QA
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (23.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) KVM
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (6.72%) SCCM
3 8 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (5.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (5.22%) WSUS
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.49%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.49%) Nagios
7 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.75%) Cacti
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (63.43%) Cisco
2 36 (26.87%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.42%) HP
4 20 (14.93%) CheckPoint
5 18 (13.43%) Juniper
6 17 (12.69%) VMware
7 14 (10.45%) F5
8 13 (9.70%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.21%) Citrix
10 10 (7.46%) Mitel
11 9 (6.72%) Avaya
11 9 (6.72%) Verint
12 8 (5.97%) CA
12 8 (5.97%) IBM
12 8 (5.97%) IronPort
12 8 (5.97%) Meraki
13 7 (5.22%) Blue Coat
13 7 (5.22%) Palo Alto
13 7 (5.22%) Riverbed
13 7 (5.22%) Xamarin
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