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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 171 165 172
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 7.13% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +242.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
812 869 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.28% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 583 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.38 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 53 (74.65%) Cisco
2 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (35.21%) Firewall
4 23 (32.39%) WAN
5 22 (30.99%) CCNP
5 22 (30.99%) ITIL
5 22 (30.99%) Windows
5 22 (30.99%) LAN
6 20 (28.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (26.76%) Finance
8 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.35%) VPN
9 17 (23.94%) Banking
10 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
10 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
11 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
11 15 (21.13%) VMware
11 15 (21.13%) VLAN
12 14 (19.72%) CCVP
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
13 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.31%) MPLS
13 13 (18.31%) MS Office
14 12 (16.90%) Cisco UCCE
14 12 (16.90%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
16 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
16 10 (14.08%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.23%) Lync
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) Firewall
2 23 (32.39%) WAN
3 22 (30.99%) LAN
4 18 (25.35%) VPN
5 15 (21.13%) VLAN
5 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
6 13 (18.31%) MPLS
7 9 (12.68%) Wireless
7 9 (12.68%) IP Telephony
8 8 (11.27%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (8.45%) DNS
9 6 (8.45%) SAN
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.04%) ISDN
10 5 (7.04%) DHCP
10 5 (7.04%) OSPF
10 5 (7.04%) BGP
11 4 (5.63%) Internet
11 4 (5.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.23%) SQLite
5 2 (2.82%) IDOL
6 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
1 18 (25.35%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Telephony Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Network Support
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco Support
4 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Network Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) IT Support
9 4 (5.63%) VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Voice Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (4.23%) iOS Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) XMPP
2 3 (4.23%) JSON
2 3 (4.23%) jQuery
2 3 (4.23%) HTML5
2 3 (4.23%) iOS SDK
2 3 (4.23%) REST
2 3 (4.23%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (4.23%) UIKit
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) SOAP
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.23%) Social Media
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) SecurID
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) e-Health
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) RMADS
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.04%) Android
4 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.86%) Migration
4 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.23%) Project Management
4 3 (4.23%) OO
4 3 (4.23%) CRM
4 3 (4.23%) Information Architecture
4 3 (4.23%) Time Management
4 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
5 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.82%) Low Latency
5 2 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (2.82%) E-Discovery
5 2 (2.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) C++
1 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.23%) PHP
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
1 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.99%) CCNP
3 14 (19.72%) CCVP
4 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (14.08%) CCNA
5 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) MCP
6 3 (4.23%) CCIE
6 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) CCA
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) MOS
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) MCTS
8 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) XenApp
3 4 (5.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
5 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (16.90%) Cisco UCCE
2 12 (16.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (9.86%) OPNET
4 2 (2.82%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (74.65%) Cisco
2 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.13%) VMware
5 10 (14.08%) Citrix
6 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.45%) Mitel
7 6 (8.45%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) Juniper
9 3 (4.23%) BT
9 3 (4.23%) Speakerbus
10 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.82%) IPFX
10 2 (2.82%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.82%) FrontRange
10 2 (2.82%) Avaya
10 2 (2.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.82%) CA
10 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) NetApp
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago