The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 182 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 1.48% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £359 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
IP Telephony
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
810 877 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 12.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 575 653
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.97 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £49.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the City of London region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the City of London region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IP Telephony.

1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
3 16 (44.44%) MPLS
4 15 (41.67%) LAN
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 13 (36.11%) WAN
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) VPN
7 10 (27.78%) CCNP
7 10 (27.78%) BGP
8 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (22.22%) XMPP
8 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 8 (22.22%) Juniper
8 8 (22.22%) CCNA
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) VoIP
8 8 (22.22%) Multicast
9 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
9 7 (19.44%) Junos
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 7 (19.44%) RSVP
9 7 (19.44%) VPLS
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) OPNET
10 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
2 16 (44.44%) MPLS
3 15 (41.67%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 10 (27.78%) BGP
6 8 (22.22%) VoIP
6 8 (22.22%) Multicast
7 7 (19.44%) Junos
7 7 (19.44%) RSVP
7 7 (19.44%) VPLS
8 6 (16.67%) ISDN
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.11%) Wireless
10 4 (11.11%) Intranet
11 3 (8.33%) OSPF
11 3 (8.33%) SAN
11 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 2 (5.56%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Network Support
3 6 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) SecurID
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.78%) E-Discovery
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) BCP
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CCENT
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (16.67%) OPNET
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Juniper
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 2 (5.56%) Siemens
6 2 (5.56%) IPFX
7 1 (2.78%) Acme Packet
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Reuters
7 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Tandberg
City, London
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