The median contractor rate for a Telephony Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
Telephony Engineer
UK
Rank 573 628 620
Rank change year-on-year +55 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Telephony Engineer 10 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £275 £275 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +134.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £186 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £380 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £275 £100
% change year-on-year -22.72% +175.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £15.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Telephony Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Telephony Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Telephony Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
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 Telephony Engineer 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 +45 8 £295 +7.27% 6
Yorkshire +17 4 £325 -13.33% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £275 -
East Midlands - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire +16 1 - - 2
South East +9 1 £120 -55.34% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
London - 1 £315 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £150 -
Scotland - 1 £150 -
Berkshire - 1 £120 -
Hillingdon - 1 £315 -
Reading - 1 £120 -
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1

Telephony Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Telephony Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Telephony Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 10 (41.67%) VoIP
4 9 (37.50%) Avaya
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) CCNP
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Red Box
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (12.50%) Polycom
9 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 3 (12.50%) CCVP
9 3 (12.50%) Mitel
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) ISDN

Telephony Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) VoIP
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.50%) ISDN
5 3 (12.50%) PABX
5 3 (12.50%) PSTN
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (12.50%) Telepresence
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) ADSL
7 1 (4.17%) CTI
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) SFIA
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCVP
5 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) HND
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Avaya
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Red Box
4 3 (12.50%) F5
4 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 3 (12.50%) Mitel
4 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.50%) Polycom
4 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.50%) Verint
5 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy