The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 245 234
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 21 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.09% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
South East median daily rate £406 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -12.90%  
10th Percentile £361 £130 £300
90th Percentile £578 £448 £455
England median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £20.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.20%  
England median hourly rate £27.75 £18.08 £21.61
% change year-on-year +53.52% -16.35%  

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 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 1318 1741 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.07% 19.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2750 2379
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £263 £245 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 317 358
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £49.46 £43.25
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the South East

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the South East

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in the South East

IP Telephony
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 IP Telephony in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the South East

IP Telephony
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 IP Telephony within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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 +2 9 £425 +214.81%
Berkshire +22 8 £625 +42.04% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £388 -8.82% 1
Surrey +7 1 £413 +217.30% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
IP Telephony
England

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

1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Wireless
3 15 (48.39%) LAN
4 14 (45.16%) WAN
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) Network Security
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (35.48%) CCNP
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
8 9 (29.03%) VoIP
9 8 (25.81%) CCNA
9 8 (25.81%) MPLS
9 8 (25.81%) Mitel
9 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
10 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 6 (19.35%) CISSP
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) IPsec
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
11 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
11 6 (19.35%) Telepresence
12 5 (16.13%) Mentoring

IP Telephony
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 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Wireless
2 15 (48.39%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) Network Security
3 14 (45.16%) WAN
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (29.03%) VoIP
6 8 (25.81%) MPLS
7 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (19.35%) DHCP
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) IPsec
8 6 (19.35%) Telepresence
9 5 (16.13%) 802.11
9 5 (16.13%) SNMP
9 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
9 5 (16.13%) WLAN
10 4 (12.90%) DPNSS
10 4 (12.90%) QSIG
10 4 (12.90%) VPN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Designer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Designer
2 5 (16.13%) Security Designer
2 5 (16.13%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Integrator
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Integrator
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) IVR
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) VyOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
2 4 (12.90%) SDLC
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) WFM
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) CISSP
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CNA
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) PMO
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Mitel
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
6 5 (16.13%) Siemens
7 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.68%) Brocade
9 2 (6.45%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.23%) Aruba
10 1 (3.23%) F5
10 1 (3.23%) Lancope
10 1 (3.23%) NICE Systems
10 1 (3.23%) Ubiquiti
10 1 (3.23%) Verint
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