The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 554 538 544
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing XMPP 41 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.065% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.23% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 7
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £238 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in England

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in England

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in England

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 30 £425 +13.33% 4
South East -5 6 £325 -
East Midlands 0 2 - - 1
East of England 0 2 £375 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 63 (84.00%) Cisco
2 36 (48.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 24 (32.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 23 (30.67%) Unified Communications
5 22 (29.33%) LAN
6 19 (25.33%) Firewall
6 19 (25.33%) Lync
7 18 (24.00%) WAN
8 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (21.33%) MPLS
10 15 (20.00%) VPN
10 15 (20.00%) VoIP
11 13 (17.33%) Wireless
12 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.00%) CCNP
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (14.67%) Android
13 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.67%) Finance
13 11 (14.67%) VMware
13 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.33%) WebEx
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (13.33%) Migration
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
15 9 (12.00%) VLAN
15 9 (12.00%) OSPF
15 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.00%) ITIL

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (25.33%) Lync
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) MindAlign
6 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Yammer
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) Unified Communications
2 22 (29.33%) LAN
3 19 (25.33%) Firewall
4 18 (24.00%) WAN
5 16 (21.33%) MPLS
6 15 (20.00%) VoIP
6 15 (20.00%) VPN
7 13 (17.33%) Wireless
8 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.33%) WebEx
10 9 (12.00%) VLAN
10 9 (12.00%) OSPF
11 8 (10.67%) H.323
11 8 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (9.33%) DMZ
12 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (8.00%) DNS
13 6 (8.00%) WLAN
13 6 (8.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Xcode
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) GCC
General
1 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
1 3 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.67%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.33%) Symfony
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth
3 1 (1.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.33%) J2ME
3 1 (1.33%) VXML
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.33%) Ajax
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) IVR
3 4 (5.33%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.67%) SecurID
5 2 (2.67%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Android
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Migration
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL
3 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.00%) Service Management
4 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (6.67%) Network Management
5 5 (6.67%) Network Design
5 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) Time Management
7 3 (4.00%) E-Discovery
7 3 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) C
3 2 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) XAML
4 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.33%) PHP5
4 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.00%) CCNP
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
4 6 (8.00%) CCVP
5 5 (6.67%) CCIE
5 5 (6.67%) CCSA
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
8 1 (1.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (48.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (32.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.33%) OPNET
5 2 (2.67%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (84.00%) Cisco
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) SolarWinds
4 6 (8.00%) Polycom
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.67%) BT
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.33%) Tandberg
6 4 (5.33%) Aruba
6 4 (5.33%) F5
6 4 (5.33%) Verint
6 4 (5.33%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.00%) CyberTech
7 3 (4.00%) Avaya
8 2 (2.67%) Juniper
8 2 (2.67%) HP
8 2 (2.67%) 3Com
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