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 25 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.

IP Telephony
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.97% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £31.11
% change year-on-year +104.03% -33.04%  

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 139 206 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.22% 24.12% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 110 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Lancope
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA

IP Telephony
Co-occurring 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Lancope