The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP 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 VoIP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 168 157 170
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.79% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.75% 6.93% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.88 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +156.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £25.25 £23.69
% change year-on-year
-25.74% +6.59%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
673 808 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.81% 11.43% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 529 603
Average daily rate £388 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 40
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.37% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.33 £60.00 £42.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
VoIP
London

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VoIP
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 VoIP across the City of London region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VoIP
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 VoIP across the City of London region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 31 (44.93%) WAN
3 29 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (42.03%) LAN
4 28 (40.58%) Firewall
5 22 (31.88%) Windows
5 22 (31.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 20 (28.99%) Finance
6 20 (28.99%) MPLS
7 19 (27.54%) ITIL
8 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
9 16 (23.19%) CCNP
9 16 (23.19%) VPN
9 16 (23.19%) VMware
9 16 (23.19%) Banking
10 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (21.74%) CCNA
10 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
12 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
13 12 (17.39%) MS Office
13 12 (17.39%) EIGRP
13 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (17.39%) VLAN
14 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.49%) Wireless
15 10 (14.49%) Citrix
15 10 (14.49%) ITIL Certification

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Lync
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) WAN
2 29 (42.03%) LAN
3 28 (40.58%) Firewall
4 20 (28.99%) MPLS
5 16 (23.19%) VPN
6 12 (17.39%) EIGRP
6 12 (17.39%) VLAN
7 10 (14.49%) Wireless
7 10 (14.49%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
9 8 (11.59%) SAN
9 8 (11.59%) DNS
9 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.70%) BGP
10 6 (8.70%) OSPF
10 6 (8.70%) DHCP
11 5 (7.25%) Network Security
11 5 (7.25%) ISDN
11 5 (7.25%) Internet
11 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) SQLite
4 2 (2.90%) IDOL
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Administrator
3 10 (14.49%) Telephony Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Network Administrator
5 8 (11.59%) Network Support
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Administrator
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Support
6 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) XMPP
2 3 (4.35%) iOS SDK
2 3 (4.35%) HTML5
2 3 (4.35%) JSON
2 3 (4.35%) Ajax
2 3 (4.35%) jQuery
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.35%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (4.35%) UIKit
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.35%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) RMADS
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) IPTV
5 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.25%) Android
6 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX
7 2 (2.90%) Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.14%) Migration
4 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.80%) Time Management
6 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.35%) Information Architecture
6 3 (4.35%) CRM
6 3 (4.35%) OO
6 3 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) E-Discovery
7 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Network Design
7 2 (2.90%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C++
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) PHP
2 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) CCNP
3 15 (21.74%) CCNA
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.14%) CCVP
6 5 (7.25%) CCIE
7 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) MCP
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CCDP
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) Degree
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.45%) CCA
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.45%) MCSE
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (13.04%) OPNET
4 2 (2.90%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (23.19%) VMware
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
5 6 (8.70%) HP
5 6 (8.70%) Mitel
6 4 (5.80%) Avaya
6 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.35%) Polycom
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (2.90%) Siemens
8 2 (2.90%) Remedy
8 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.45%) Brocade
9 1 (1.45%) Veeam
9 1 (1.45%) Aruba
9 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
City, London
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