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 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
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 555 543 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing XMPP 33 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +16 23 £400 - 3
West Midlands -7 9 £400 +73.91% 1
East of England - 1 £400 -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 45 (65.22%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) Lync
3 23 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 22 (31.88%) Windows
5 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
6 17 (24.64%) MPLS
7 16 (23.19%) VoIP
8 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 14 (20.29%) VPN
9 14 (20.29%) Cisco IPT
10 13 (18.84%) Migration
10 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (17.39%) WAN
11 12 (17.39%) LAN
11 12 (17.39%) Firewall
12 10 (14.49%) IP Telephony
12 10 (14.49%) Banking
12 10 (14.49%) CCNA
12 10 (14.49%) Android
12 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
13 9 (13.04%) Eikon
13 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
13 9 (13.04%) ITIL
13 9 (13.04%) Reuters
13 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (13.04%) OPNET
14 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.59%) Java
14 8 (11.59%) TDD
14 8 (11.59%) Android Development

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 24 (34.78%) Lync
2 7 (10.14%) MindAlign
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.25%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) MPLS
2 16 (23.19%) VoIP
3 14 (20.29%) VPN
3 14 (20.29%) Cisco IPT
4 12 (17.39%) Firewall
4 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 12 (17.39%) LAN
5 10 (14.49%) IP Telephony
5 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
6 7 (10.14%) IPsec
7 6 (8.70%) Wireless
8 5 (7.25%) Softphone
8 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.80%) ISDN
10 3 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.90%) OSPF
11 2 (2.90%) BGP
11 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.90%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.90%) Gradle
General
1 10 (14.49%) Banking
2 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Network Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Network Support
4 8 (11.59%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Support
6 6 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Android Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) XML
1 6 (8.70%) JSON
2 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) J2SE
3 2 (2.90%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.49%) Android
4 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Migration
2 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) TDD
3 8 (11.59%) Android Development
4 7 (10.14%) Network Management
4 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
5 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.25%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.25%) Master Data Management
6 5 (7.25%) Data Management
7 3 (4.35%) MVC
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.90%) Change Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) C++
3 6 (8.70%) C
4 5 (7.25%) VBA
4 5 (7.25%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) CCNA
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) CCVP
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Xen
1 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.25%) vSphere
1 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (13.04%) OPNET
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (4.35%) SCCM
4 3 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Reuters
3 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.25%) NetApp
4 5 (7.25%) Lotus
4 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) EMC
4 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Verint
6 1 (1.45%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
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