The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 140 144 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing XMPP 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.064% 0.064% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.22% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
848 928 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.96% 29.85% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 580 380
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 39
Average hourly rate £37.45 £33.73 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +4.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.15 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XMPP across the East of England region.

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the East of England region.

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -9 2 £375 -6.25%
XMPP
England

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (50.00%) CCVP
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) ISDN
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg