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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 170 187 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 19 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 2.69% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.80% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £166 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £452 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £360 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +20.01%
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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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (90.63%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco IPT
3 14 (43.75%) LAN
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) CCNA
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Remedy
9 7 (21.88%) A+ Certification
9 7 (21.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (21.88%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (21.88%) Lync
10 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.75%) VoIP
11 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.63%) Juniper
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) MPLS
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (12.50%) CCVP
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
12 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
12 4 (12.50%) BGP
12 4 (12.50%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (21.88%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco IPT
2 14 (43.75%) LAN
3 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 11 (34.38%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) VoIP
6 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.63%) Firewall
6 5 (15.63%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 4 (12.50%) BGP
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (9.38%) WLAN
9 2 (6.25%) VPLS
9 2 (6.25%) VLAN
9 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (6.25%) Multicast
9 2 (6.25%) Junos
9 2 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Service Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Voice Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) ICM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) CAD
5 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) A+ Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CCVP
4 4 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCENT
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (21.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Remedy
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Siemens
7 1 (3.13%) Sage
7 1 (3.13%) Nortel
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Verint
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
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