The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
UK
Rank 555 612 574
Rank change year-on-year +57 -38  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 28 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 37
Median daily rate £338 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.72% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £446 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £180 £290
% change year-on-year +77.77% -37.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6519 7870 8007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.51% 14.78% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 4698 4373
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 337 444
Median hourly rate £24.50 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Cisco IPT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +51 28 £338 +17.39% 4
London +31 9 £378 -14.20% 2
East Midlands - 7 £300 - 1
South West +7 5 £325 -9.72%
Bristol +8 4 £348 -3.47%
Kettering - 4 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
South East +10 3 £158 -
East of England - 3 £412 -
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Berkshire +30 2 £158 -
Cambridge - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
West Midlands +16 1 £425 - 1
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Hillingdon - 1 £315 -
Bracknell - 1 £158 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 60 (93.75%) Cisco
2 33 (51.56%) IP Telephony
3 29 (45.31%) Firewall
4 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (34.38%) CCNA
6 19 (29.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (29.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (25.00%) ITIL
8 15 (23.44%) VoIP
8 15 (23.44%) WAN
8 15 (23.44%) Juniper
9 14 (21.88%) LAN
10 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (20.31%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.19%) MS Office
12 11 (17.19%) Wireless
12 11 (17.19%) JNCIA
12 11 (17.19%) Meraki
13 10 (15.63%) Network Management
13 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (14.06%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (14.06%) PBX
14 9 (14.06%) VPN
15 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 8 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
16 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
16 7 (10.94%) Email Management
16 7 (10.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.94%) Office Communications Server
1 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) IP Telephony
2 29 (45.31%) Firewall
3 19 (29.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (23.44%) VoIP
4 15 (23.44%) WAN
5 14 (21.88%) LAN
6 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (17.19%) Wireless
8 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (14.06%) PBX
9 9 (14.06%) VPN
10 7 (10.94%) MPLS
11 6 (9.38%) Network Security
12 5 (7.81%) BGP
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco ICM
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (7.81%) CTI
12 5 (7.81%) FWSM
12 5 (7.81%) OSPF
12 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 25 (39.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 17 (26.56%) Voice Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Voice Network Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco IPT Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco IPT Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) IP Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Telephony Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Telephony Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.38%) IVR
5 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.13%) Handset
6 2 (3.13%) NHS
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Network Management
3 9 (14.06%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (10.94%) Email Management
5 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) BCP
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) CRM
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 3 (4.69%) Project Governance
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.38%) CCNA
3 11 (17.19%) JNCIA
4 7 (10.94%) CCNP
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) CRISC
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.13%) PMP
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) ISEB
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) GDPR
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (10.94%) MIMEsweeper
3 7 (10.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.56%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 60 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (23.44%) Juniper
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.19%) Meraki
5 7 (10.94%) Clearswift
5 7 (10.94%) Symantec
6 6 (9.38%) CA
6 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) NICE Systems
6 6 (9.38%) Nokia
6 6 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.81%) IBM
7 5 (7.81%) IronPort
8 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.69%) F5
9 3 (4.69%) Genesys
9 3 (4.69%) Verint
10 2 (3.13%) NetApp
10 2 (3.13%) SevOne