Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 25 November 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 West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 211 229
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -39
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 6 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.47% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
North West median daily rate £163 £305 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.56% +15.09% -44.21%
10th Percentile £115 £150 £114
90th Percentile £211 £428 £438
England median daily rate £263 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -30.00% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
North West median hourly rate - £16.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.43% -22.22%
England median hourly rate £14.65 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.61% -7.69% -2.50%

IP Telephony is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 757 1017 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.39% 15.02% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 589 642
North West median daily rate £388 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +8.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £205
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 103
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -4.99% -12.52%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.61 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +8.74% +5.00%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the North West

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the North West

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the North West

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 5 £142 -56.46% 2
Lancashire - 1 £238 -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 West region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware