The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 187 206 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 16 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £390 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £420 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £293 £375
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £25.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-24.25% +74.13%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 801 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 11.26% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 532 640
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £38.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
IP Telephony
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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 July 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 28 July 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 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) ITIL
3 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 17 (45.95%) WAN
3 17 (45.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) Windows
5 15 (40.54%) Blackberry
6 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
6 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) VPN
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
8 11 (29.73%) MPLS
8 11 (29.73%) Firewall
8 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (27.03%) XMPP
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (24.32%) OPNET
10 9 (24.32%) Service Management
10 9 (24.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (24.32%) CCNA
10 9 (24.32%) VoIP
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) LAN
1 17 (45.95%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) VPN
3 11 (29.73%) MPLS
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (24.32%) VoIP
6 5 (13.51%) ISDN
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.11%) SAN
8 3 (8.11%) Intranet
9 2 (5.41%) PBX
9 2 (5.41%) DNS
9 2 (5.41%) Wireless
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security
9 2 (5.41%) Extranet
9 2 (5.41%) 3G
10 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Service Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco Support
3 8 (21.62%) Network Support
4 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Blackberry
2 8 (21.62%) iPhone
3 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) SecurID
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Android
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (24.32%) Service Management
4 7 (18.92%) Information Security
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) BCP
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) E-Discovery
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) OPNET
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) Sage
8 2 (5.41%) Reuters
8 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) CQG
8 2 (5.41%) Siemens
9 1 (2.70%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.70%) Acme Packet
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint