Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 178 176
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 1.73% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £120 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +170.83% -14.29% -53.33%
10th Percentile £223 £110 £118
90th Percentile £448 £130 £358
England median daily rate £265 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -29.33% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.65 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.89% +8.57% -12.50%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 759 751 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.11% 13.63% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 377 289
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £160 £200 £182
90th Percentile £508 £540 £506
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -25.53%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.50 £38.08 £41.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the West Midlands

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -5 2 £325 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Office Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware