The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.42% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 1.92% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £613 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.46% -  
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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 136 104 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.86% 11.95% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 41
Median daily rate £385 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.75% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.07% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the North East

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the North East

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 £613 -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North East region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Genesys
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Verint
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Siebel
3 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 3 (60.00%) Genesys
2 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 3 (60.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds