The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK / England
Rank 542 542 529
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing XMPP 28 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 27
Median daily rate £454 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12674 13611 12786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.07% 29.24% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8758 9470 8757
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 243 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 18 £488 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +24 7 £431 -
South East +13 3 £374 +11.49%
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XMPP.

1 56 (84.85%) Cisco
2 36 (54.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (40.91%) Unified Communications
4 22 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (27.27%) CCNA
6 17 (25.76%) Skype for Business
6 17 (25.76%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (24.24%) CCNP
8 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.21%) WebEx
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (19.70%) VoIP
11 12 (18.18%) Windows
11 12 (18.18%) Skype
12 9 (13.64%) CCVP
12 9 (13.64%) H.323
13 8 (12.12%) ITIL
13 8 (12.12%) WAN
13 8 (12.12%) CCIE
13 8 (12.12%) Citrix
13 8 (12.12%) Telepresence
14 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
14 7 (10.61%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
14 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
14 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.61%) VPN
14 7 (10.61%) LAN
14 7 (10.61%) SQL
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.76%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) ejabberd
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.91%) Unified Communications
2 14 (21.21%) WebEx
3 13 (19.70%) VoIP
4 12 (18.18%) Skype
5 9 (13.64%) H.323
6 8 (12.12%) Telepresence
6 8 (12.12%) WAN
7 7 (10.61%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (10.61%) LAN
7 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.61%) VPN
7 7 (10.61%) Wireless
8 6 (9.09%) DHCP
9 5 (7.58%) BGP
9 5 (7.58%) DNS
9 5 (7.58%) Firewall
9 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
9 5 (7.58%) LDAP
9 5 (7.58%) MPLS
9 5 (7.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.52%) Gradle
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Mockito
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Law
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco Engineer
1 13 (19.70%) Voice Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Lync Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Unified Communications Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.52%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) IVR
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Migration
3 4 (6.06%) Change Management
3 4 (6.06%) E-Discovery
3 4 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
3 4 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 3 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (3.03%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (3.03%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (3.03%) DevOps
5 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.03%) Network Design
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Project Management
5 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) Erlang
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.27%) CCNA
3 16 (24.24%) CCNP
4 9 (13.64%) CCVP
5 8 (12.12%) CCIE
6 5 (7.58%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.03%) CCDA
9 2 (3.03%) CCDP
9 2 (3.03%) CCSA
10 1 (1.52%) Degree
10 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.52%) MCP
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) XenApp
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.03%) Postfix
4 2 (3.03%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) Docker
5 1 (1.52%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (54.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco CME
4 4 (6.06%) SCCM
5 2 (3.03%) Pingdom
5 2 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) Cisco
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) Citrix
4 7 (10.61%) Mitel
5 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.06%) Polycom
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) Lotus
6 3 (4.55%) Red Box
7 2 (3.03%) Avaya
7 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.03%) CyberTech
7 2 (3.03%) Google
7 2 (3.03%) Splunk
7 2 (3.03%) Verint
8 1 (1.52%) Acme Packet
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) FactSet
8 1 (1.52%) Meraki
8 1 (1.52%) Nimble Storage
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