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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 161 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 0.82% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £423 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £518 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.83% +41.42%
IP Telephony
London

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
536 611 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.70% 12.98% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 461 536
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.79%) NX-OS
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) ISDN
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Email Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) Firmware
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) FactSet
5 2 (10.53%) Fidessa
5 2 (10.53%) Nortel
5 2 (10.53%) Reuters
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Tandberg