The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.099% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.38% +55.17%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 303 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.97% 30.06% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 160 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Reading

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Reading

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Unified Communications
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PMI
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (25.00%) IVR
5 2 (25.00%) WFM
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Verint
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) Skype
6 1 (12.50%) Lancope
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (12.50%) Mitel

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Unified Communications
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) Lancope
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Verint