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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 159 160 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing VoIP 41 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.94% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 7.98% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £48.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% +242.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.36 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -6.58%
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
789 852 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.75% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 570 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 56 (76.71%) Cisco
2 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (42.47%) Firewall
3 26 (35.62%) WAN
4 25 (34.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (31.51%) LAN
6 22 (30.14%) ITIL
6 22 (30.14%) CCNP
7 20 (27.40%) Finance
8 19 (26.03%) Windows
9 18 (24.66%) VPN
9 18 (24.66%) CheckPoint
9 18 (24.66%) EIGRP
9 18 (24.66%) Banking
9 18 (24.66%) VLAN
10 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
11 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.55%) MPLS
11 15 (20.55%) VMware
11 15 (20.55%) CCVP
11 15 (20.55%) Cisco UCCE
11 15 (20.55%) Cisco UCCX
12 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (17.81%) CCNA
13 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
14 12 (16.44%) MS Office
14 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
15 11 (15.07%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (42.47%) Firewall
2 26 (35.62%) WAN
3 23 (31.51%) LAN
4 18 (24.66%) VPN
4 18 (24.66%) EIGRP
4 18 (24.66%) VLAN
5 15 (20.55%) MPLS
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (12.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (9.59%) Wireless
7 7 (9.59%) DNS
7 7 (9.59%) SAN
8 5 (6.85%) ISDN
8 5 (6.85%) DHCP
8 5 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.48%) OSPF
9 4 (5.48%) BGP
9 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.11%) Intranet
10 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.11%) SQLite
5 2 (2.74%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Telephony Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Administrator
3 11 (15.07%) Network Support
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Support
5 9 (12.33%) Network Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Cisco Administrator
7 7 (9.59%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.85%) VoIP Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.11%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) XMPP
2 3 (4.11%) JSON
2 3 (4.11%) jQuery
2 3 (4.11%) HTML5
2 3 (4.11%) iOS SDK
2 3 (4.11%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (4.11%) UIKit
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) RMADS
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) e-Health
5 1 (1.37%) SecurID
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) Android
6 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.37%) UNIX
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.11%) OO
4 3 (4.11%) CRM
4 3 (4.11%) Time Management
4 3 (4.11%) Information Architecture
4 3 (4.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
5 2 (2.74%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (2.74%) E-Discovery
5 2 (2.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.74%) Project Management
5 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.74%) Document Management
5 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
2 3 (4.11%) C++
2 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.14%) CCNP
3 15 (20.55%) CCVP
4 13 (17.81%) CCNA
5 11 (15.07%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) MCP
9 1 (1.37%) CCIE
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.37%) CCA
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (12.33%) OPNET
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 56 (76.71%) Cisco
2 18 (24.66%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
5 9 (12.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.22%) HP
6 6 (8.22%) Mitel
7 3 (4.11%) Speakerbus
7 3 (4.11%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) BT
8 2 (2.74%) Avaya
8 2 (2.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.74%) FrontRange
8 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.37%) Meraki
9 1 (1.37%) AppSense
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