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 29 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.

IP Telephony
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 49
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.22% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.89% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £250 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +1.44% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.38% -43.75%  

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 86 53 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 21.08% 11.83% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 42
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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