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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 169 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 1.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +27.90%
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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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco IPT
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (42.11%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) MPLS
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
7 13 (34.21%) CCNP
7 13 (34.21%) LAN
8 11 (28.95%) Wireless
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) Juniper
9 10 (26.32%) Multicast
10 9 (23.68%) Junos
10 9 (23.68%) RSVP
10 9 (23.68%) VPLS
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
12 7 (18.42%) WAN
12 7 (18.42%) ITIL
12 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (15.79%) Remedy
13 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.16%) CCNA
14 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
15 4 (10.53%) Lync
15 4 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
15 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
15 4 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (10.53%) Lync
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco IPT
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) MPLS
4 13 (34.21%) BGP
4 13 (34.21%) LAN
5 11 (28.95%) Wireless
6 10 (26.32%) Multicast
7 9 (23.68%) Junos
7 9 (23.68%) RSVP
7 9 (23.68%) VPLS
8 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) WAN
10 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
11 4 (10.53%) OSPF
11 4 (10.53%) Cisco ICM
12 3 (7.89%) Intranet
12 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
12 3 (7.89%) DHCP
12 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support
8 1 (2.63%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) SecurID
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.26%) Release Management
4 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) CCIE
4 4 (10.53%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCENT
6 1 (2.63%) MCDST
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Juniper
3 6 (15.79%) Remedy
4 3 (7.89%) Avaya
4 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) IPFX
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Nokia
5 2 (5.26%) Siemens
5 2 (5.26%) Sage
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Brocade
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Nortel
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Reuters
6 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
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