The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP 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 VoIP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
London / City of London
Rank 143 141 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 3.02% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 23
Median daily rate £325 £333 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £408 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +25.00%

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
397 331 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 10.77% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 234 488
Median daily rate £430 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) MS Office
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (21.88%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) ISDN
7 5 (15.63%) LAN
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Wireless
8 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
9 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.38%) Reuters
9 3 (9.38%) CCNP
9 3 (9.38%) CCNA
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification

VoIP
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 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) G Suite
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) ISDN
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) Broadband
5 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (6.25%) OSPF
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) BGP
6 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.13%) DMZ
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Audio Visual Technician
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Head of IP Transport
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.13%) Service Design
5 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C++
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCDP
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) CCSA
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Salt
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Juniper
3 3 (9.38%) Reuters
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.25%) Mitel
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.13%) Axway
5 1 (3.13%) Canon
5 1 (3.13%) DataCore
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.13%) NICE Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds