The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 271 262
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.079% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -15.62%  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1342 1708 1813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.22% 19.37% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 947 891
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 119 123
Median hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.80% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco IPT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Cisco IPT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IPT in the South East

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IPT in the South East

Cisco IPT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in the South East

Cisco IPT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Kent - 8 £425 -
Cisco IPT
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
4 7 (63.64%) Mitel
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) HP
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 6 (54.55%) Telepresence
5 6 (54.55%) Riverbed
6 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
6 5 (45.45%) IPsec
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) 802.11
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) CISSP
6 5 (45.45%) Siemens
6 5 (45.45%) WLAN
7 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS

Cisco IPT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 6 (54.55%) Telepresence
6 5 (45.45%) 802.11
6 5 (45.45%) IPsec
6 5 (45.45%) WLAN
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) DPNSS
7 4 (36.36%) QSIG
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (18.18%) CTI
8 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Security Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CNA
3 1 (9.09%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) Mitel
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Riverbed
5 5 (45.45%) Siemens
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Verint