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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 193 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 12 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.15% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £354 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £414 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £363 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +50.00%
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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
804 869 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 11.84% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 581 643
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) ITIL
4 15 (42.86%) Firewall
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 13 (37.14%) VPN
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco IPT
7 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (31.43%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) XMPP
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.71%) CCNA
10 9 (25.71%) VoIP
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
10 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (25.71%) OPNET
10 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
12 7 (20.00%) Migration
13 6 (17.14%) VMware
13 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
13 6 (17.14%) MS Office
13 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (14.29%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Lync
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) WAN
2 16 (45.71%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) MPLS
5 13 (37.14%) VPN
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (25.71%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) BGP
7 5 (14.29%) ISDN
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.43%) Multicast
9 3 (8.57%) RSVP
9 3 (8.57%) VPLS
9 3 (8.57%) Junos
9 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 3 (8.57%) Intranet
10 2 (5.71%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) Extranet
10 2 (5.71%) 3G
10 2 (5.71%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
1 9 (25.71%) Network Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Network Support
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco Support
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) SecurID
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.57%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) BCP
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCDST
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) OPNET
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Apple
7 2 (5.71%) Sage
7 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Avaya
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Siemens
8 1 (2.86%) CQG
8 1 (2.86%) CommVault
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.86%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.86%) Acme Packet
8 1 (2.86%) Reuters
8 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
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