The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% - 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% - 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £325 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £310
% change year-on-year +14.50% +5.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 61 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.91% 12.90% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 77
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Essex

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Essex

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Colchester - 2 £325 -
IP Telephony
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) MGCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) FirePass
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Zeacom
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FirePass
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MGCP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) Zeacom