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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 188 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.52% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £163 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
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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
692 792 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 13.64% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 512 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
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 4 September 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 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco IPT
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) MPLS
7 9 (34.62%) Juniper
7 9 (34.62%) CCNP
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) LAN
8 8 (30.77%) BGP
8 8 (30.77%) Multicast
9 7 (26.92%) Junos
9 7 (26.92%) VPLS
9 7 (26.92%) RSVP
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) VoIP
10 6 (23.08%) Eurex
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (19.23%) Avaya
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) CCVP
13 3 (11.54%) Degree
13 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
13 3 (11.54%) Windows
13 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
13 3 (11.54%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco IPT
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) MPLS
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) BGP
5 8 (30.77%) Multicast
6 7 (26.92%) Junos
6 7 (26.92%) VPLS
6 7 (26.92%) RSVP
7 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) OSPF
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
9 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (3.85%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Eurex
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) SDLC
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCVP
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.85%) PMP
7 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CISM
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) Avaya
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas