The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cisco IPT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 426 404
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 2 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.087% 0.27% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £338 £306
% change year-on-year +10.37% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.70 -

Cisco IPT 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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2299 3018 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.07% 13.90% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 5158 5785
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 111 178
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Cisco IPT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco IPT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IPT in London

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IPT in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IPT in London

Cisco IPT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) Verint
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) CTI
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) H.323
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (18.18%) IVR
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System

Cisco IPT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) IP Telephony
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) CTI
5 3 (27.27%) H.323
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (18.18%) DMZ
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) MGCP
6 2 (18.18%) Multicast
6 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Migration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IP Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Telephony Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) BCP
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Email Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Verint
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) NICE Systems
5 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) NetScout
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Reuters
5 1 (9.09%) Speakerbus
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) VMware