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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 149 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 3.99% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 27
Median daily rate £200 £394 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.20% +23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
VoIP
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
421 351 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.28% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 265 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 15 (38.46%) MS Office
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
6 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) Juniper
8 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
9 5 (12.82%) Smartphone
9 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.82%) OSPF
9 5 (12.82%) ISDN
9 5 (12.82%) VPN
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.82%) F5
9 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) DHCP
10 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) BGP

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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) G Suite
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) ISDN
3 5 (12.82%) OSPF
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 5 (12.82%) Wireless
4 4 (10.26%) BGP
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) MPLS
5 3 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (5.13%) Broadband
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.13%) Junos
6 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.56%) Redis
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Audio Visual Technician
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Head of IP Transport
7 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.82%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) BYOD
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Network Design
3 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.13%) Product Management
4 2 (5.13%) Release Management
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C++
1 2 (5.13%) Java
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNA
1 3 (7.69%) CCNP
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCDP
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) CCSA
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Salt
2 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) Citrix
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) F5
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Brocade
6 3 (7.69%) Mitel
6 3 (7.69%) Reuters
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.13%) NICE Systems
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds