Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 333 361
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 -56
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 45 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.52% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 32
South East median daily rate £145 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.75% +3.23% +22.05%
10th Percentile £105 £140 £221
90th Percentile £388 £483 £549
England median daily rate £268 £378 £330
% change year-on-year -29.14% +14.39% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £20.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.79% -24.25% +14.58%
England median hourly rate £14.65 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.61% -7.69% -2.50%

IP Telephony is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2949 3165 3514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.98% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1803 1886
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £527 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 221 243
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £46.09 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +7 20 £263 -34.38%
Berkshire +5 19 £263 -41.67%
Hampshire +3 10 £135 -66.25% 2
West Sussex 0 10 £128 -63.57%
Surrey -10 3 £375 +188.46%
Kent -14 2 £370 +131.25%
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £375 +7.14%
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Office 365
5 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 16 (35.56%) ITIL
6 16 (35.56%) VoIP
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
8 12 (26.67%) VPN
9 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
10 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 10 (22.22%) DNS
10 10 (22.22%) LAN
10 10 (22.22%) WAN
10 10 (22.22%) DHCP
10 10 (22.22%) Citrix
10 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (20.00%) Avaya
11 9 (20.00%) MPLS
11 9 (20.00%) Wireless
11 9 (20.00%) Service Management
12 8 (17.78%) Firewall
12 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V

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 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) VoIP
2 12 (26.67%) VPN
3 10 (22.22%) DHCP
3 10 (22.22%) DNS
3 10 (22.22%) LAN
3 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) MPLS
4 9 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (20.00%) Wireless
5 8 (17.78%) Firewall
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.11%) Internet
8 5 (11.11%) ISDN
9 4 (8.89%) ADSL
9 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.89%) Broadband
9 4 (8.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Manager
7 2 (4.44%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 16 (35.56%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Service Management
4 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) SEO
5 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) MCSE
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMP
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 9 (20.00%) Avaya
5 8 (17.78%) VMware
6 5 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) CA
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) IronPort
8 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) Splunk