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 25 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 621 590
Rank change year-on-year +50 -31  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 16 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.058% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 23
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £338 £306
% change year-on-year +10.37% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.70 -
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 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 6280 8561 8086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 16.14% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 5192 4560
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IPT.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IPT in the UK

Cisco IPT
Top 16 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 25 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
England +35 16 £375 +11.11% 2
South East +40 8 £425 +25.92%
Kent - 8 £425 -
Dartford - 5 £425 -
South West -4 3 £370 +2.77%
Bristol -9 3 £370 +1.36%
London +1 2 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
Derby - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
York - 1 £150 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Cisco IPT.

1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 37 (82.22%) IP Telephony
3 29 (64.44%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (37.78%) LAN
5 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
5 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (35.56%) WAN
6 16 (35.56%) CCNA
6 16 (35.56%) Wireless
7 14 (31.11%) HP
7 14 (31.11%) MPLS
8 13 (28.89%) ITIL
8 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (26.67%) Network Security
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
10 11 (24.44%) Juniper
11 10 (22.22%) VPN
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.22%) CCNP
11 10 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (22.22%) Network Management
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
13 8 (17.78%) IBM
13 8 (17.78%) CA
13 8 (17.78%) Mitel
13 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
13 8 (17.78%) Meraki

Cisco IPT
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) IP Telephony
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (37.78%) LAN
4 16 (35.56%) WAN
4 16 (35.56%) Wireless
5 14 (31.11%) MPLS
6 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (26.67%) Network Security
8 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (22.22%) VPN
10 8 (17.78%) Unified Communications
11 7 (15.56%) IPsec
12 6 (13.33%) Telepresence
12 6 (13.33%) WLAN
13 5 (11.11%) 802.11
13 5 (11.11%) FWSM
13 5 (11.11%) SNMP
13 5 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 9 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Designer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Network Designer
7 4 (8.89%) Security Designer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco IPT Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (11.11%) IVR
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Network Management
3 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) BCP
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) WFM
7 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
4 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
5 5 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.44%) PMP
7 1 (2.22%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.22%) CNA
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) PMO
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.11%) HP
4 11 (24.44%) Juniper
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) CA
6 8 (17.78%) IBM
6 8 (17.78%) IronPort
6 8 (17.78%) Meraki
6 8 (17.78%) Mitel
6 8 (17.78%) SolarWinds
7 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
8 6 (13.33%) Nokia
8 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
8 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Siemens
9 5 (11.11%) Verint
10 4 (8.89%) F5
11 3 (6.67%) Avaya
11 3 (6.67%) NICE Systems