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 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
England / South East
Rank 231 252 243
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 10 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.79% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Median daily rate £368 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £350 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 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 1493 2027 2005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1122 979
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Berkshire +26 5 £158 -66.84% 1
Hampshire +3 3 £400 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £335 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (32.35%) VoIP
5 11 (32.35%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 9 (26.47%) Firewall
7 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
8 8 (23.53%) Wireless
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Unix
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (17.65%) MySQL
10 6 (17.65%) MS Office
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) SAN
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) IVR
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) CCNP
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory

IP Telephony
Top Related 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 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) LAN
2 15 (44.12%) WAN
3 11 (32.35%) VoIP
4 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications
5 9 (26.47%) Firewall
6 8 (23.53%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 4 (11.76%) DNS
9 4 (11.76%) Network Security
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (8.82%) CTI
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.88%) BGP
11 2 (5.88%) Internet
11 2 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Junior
4 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) BYOD
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) VyOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
1 6 (17.65%) Project Management
1 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.82%) WFM
3 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Product Management
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) CCIE
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
6 1 (2.94%) CCIP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.94%) MBA
6 1 (2.94%) MCSD
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Avaya
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) SAP
6 2 (5.88%) Brocade
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) Mitel
6 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.88%) Sophos
6 2 (5.88%) Verint
7 1 (2.94%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) Lancope
7 1 (2.94%) NICE Systems
7 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Tandberg