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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 144 162 173
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 3.75% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 17
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £510 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -35.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
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
335 694 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.65% 13.50% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 502 451
Average daily rate £413 £388 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 3 (14.29%) CRM
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) OSPF
4 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 3 (14.29%) H.323
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (9.52%) FTP
8 2 (9.52%) MGCP
8 2 (9.52%) RIP
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) SNMP
8 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Handset
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNP
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (9.52%) JNCIE
2 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Control-M
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) SCSM
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) iManage
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) BEA
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat