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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 168 165 149
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 43 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 5.42% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 42
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£450 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £154 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £16.50 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.50 £55.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.36%
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
767 720 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.98% 12.31% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 488 535
Average daily rate £425 £395 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £22.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% -49.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.01 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 44 (59.46%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) LAN
3 31 (41.89%) WAN
4 27 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (36.49%) Firewall
5 19 (25.68%) Finance
5 19 (25.68%) Avaya
5 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
6 18 (24.32%) Windows
6 18 (24.32%) Wireless
7 16 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.27%) SAN
8 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
9 14 (18.92%) CCNA
10 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (14.86%) BIG-IP
12 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
13 10 (13.51%) MS Office
13 10 (13.51%) ITIL
13 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.51%) Project Management
13 10 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (12.16%) VLAN
15 8 (10.81%) Blue Coat
15 8 (10.81%) VMware
15 8 (10.81%) Network Security
15 8 (10.81%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.41%) Lync
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Office
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Yammer
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (45.95%) LAN
2 31 (41.89%) WAN
3 27 (36.49%) Firewall
4 18 (24.32%) Wireless
5 15 (20.27%) SAN
6 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.86%) BIG-IP
8 9 (12.16%) VLAN
9 8 (10.81%) Network Security
9 8 (10.81%) MPLS
10 7 (9.46%) OSPF
10 7 (9.46%) VPN
10 7 (9.46%) IP Telephony
11 6 (8.11%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (8.11%) PBX
11 6 (8.11%) IPsec
12 5 (6.76%) BGP
12 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
12 5 (6.76%) DHCP
12 5 (6.76%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Law
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Network Specialist
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.05%) Voice Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) XMPP
3 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) COM
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.11%) IVR
4 5 (6.76%) iPhone
5 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) iPad
7 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.35%) e-Health
8 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.70%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
2 10 (13.51%) Project Management
2 10 (13.51%) ITIL
3 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.11%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.76%) Migration
4 5 (6.76%) Network Design
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Data Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Data Management
5 4 (5.41%) Information Security
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (5.41%) ETL
5 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.41%) Analytics
5 4 (5.41%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.92%) CCNA
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) CCNP
5 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.76%) CCVP
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.76%) MCSE
6 5 (6.76%) CCIE
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.05%) CCSA
8 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (2.70%) PMP
9 2 (2.70%) MCP
10 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) ProxySG
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.05%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.05%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.05%) Control-M
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Cisco
2 19 (25.68%) Avaya
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.81%) Nokia
4 8 (10.81%) Nortel
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
4 8 (10.81%) Symantec
4 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.11%) CA
6 5 (6.76%) Juniper
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
8 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.70%) Verint
9 2 (2.70%) CyberTech
9 2 (2.70%) Google
9 2 (2.70%) Apple
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