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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 186 178 212
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 15 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.28% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 2
Average daily rate
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£421 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £163 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £440 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -42.12%
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco IPT
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) LAN
6 13 (37.14%) MPLS
7 11 (31.43%) Juniper
7 11 (31.43%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) BGP
9 9 (25.71%) CCNP
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) WAN
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
10 8 (22.86%) RSVP
10 8 (22.86%) VPLS
10 8 (22.86%) Multicast
10 8 (22.86%) Junos
11 7 (20.00%) Eurex
11 7 (20.00%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) VPN
11 7 (20.00%) CCNA
12 6 (17.14%) VoIP
12 6 (17.14%) Avaya
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (14.29%) ITIL
14 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
14 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
14 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco IPT
2 14 (40.00%) LAN
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
4 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) BGP
6 8 (22.86%) RSVP
6 8 (22.86%) VPLS
6 8 (22.86%) Junos
6 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 8 (22.86%) Multicast
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) VoIP
9 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) WLAN
10 3 (8.57%) OSPF
10 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
10 3 (8.57%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Voice Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) ICM Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Voice Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Eurex
2 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) SDLC
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Information Security
4 1 (2.86%) CAD
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNP
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCVP
5 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.86%) PMP
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (11.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Juniper
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Avaya
5 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Nokia
6 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.86%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp