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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 143 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 4.12% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 17
Median daily rate £350 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.76%
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
532 607 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.49% 12.95% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 458 527
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 £339 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) MS Office
5 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Unified Communications
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.56%) Skype
8 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
8 7 (15.56%) OSPF
8 7 (15.56%) BGP
8 7 (15.56%) Banking
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.56%) LAN
8 7 (15.56%) PBX
8 7 (15.56%) WAN
8 7 (15.56%) VPN
8 7 (15.56%) Avaya
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) CTI
9 6 (13.33%) DNS
9 6 (13.33%) LDAP
9 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 6 (13.33%) IVR
9 6 (13.33%) MPLS

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 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
2 8 (17.78%) Unified Communications
3 7 (15.56%) BGP
3 7 (15.56%) LAN
3 7 (15.56%) OSPF
3 7 (15.56%) PBX
3 7 (15.56%) Skype
3 7 (15.56%) VPN
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 6 (13.33%) CTI
4 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) H.323
4 6 (13.33%) LDAP
4 6 (13.33%) MPLS
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) Wireless
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.11%) DHCP
6 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
6 4 (8.89%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Support
4 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Support
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco IPT Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) XMPP
2 5 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.33%) IVR
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
2 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) BYOD
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) iPhone
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (13.33%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Network Design
4 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
4 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Product Management
5 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) Ruby
3 3 (6.67%) C++
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) CCNP
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCSP
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Snort
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) Salt
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.22%) Control-M
3 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Avaya
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) F5
4 5 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) Brocade
6 3 (6.67%) Mitel
6 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) BT
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) NICE Systems
7 2 (4.44%) Nokia
7 2 (4.44%) Reuters
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) HP
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