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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 546 540 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing XMPP 33 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £290
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +12.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XMPP
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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
13987 14142 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 29.13% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9035 9265 9178
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
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 200 238 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 24 £400 +207.69% 7
West Midlands -9 4 £398 +72.82% 2
East of England -17 2 £400 +33.33% 1
South East -2 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (39.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (33.33%) MPLS
4 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 22 (31.88%) Lync
5 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (28.99%) Windows
5 20 (28.99%) VoIP
6 19 (27.54%) VPN
7 18 (26.09%) Firewall
8 15 (21.74%) IP Telephony
8 15 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
9 14 (20.29%) CCNA
9 14 (20.29%) WAN
9 14 (20.29%) LAN
10 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (18.84%) OPNET
10 13 (18.84%) SolarWinds
11 11 (15.94%) Migration
12 10 (14.49%) IPsec
12 10 (14.49%) Banking
12 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.49%) ITIL
12 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
12 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
13 9 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (13.04%) Android
13 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (11.59%) Xen

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (31.88%) Lync
2 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.14%) MindAlign
4 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.25%) IBM Notes
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) MPLS
2 20 (28.99%) VoIP
3 19 (27.54%) VPN
4 18 (26.09%) Firewall
5 15 (21.74%) IP Telephony
5 15 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
6 14 (20.29%) WAN
6 14 (20.29%) LAN
7 10 (14.49%) IPsec
7 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
8 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.59%) Wireless
9 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.25%) Softphone
10 4 (5.80%) ISDN
11 3 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.45%) MGCP
12 1 (1.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 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
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
1 13 (18.84%) Network Administrator
2 11 (15.94%) Administrator
3 10 (14.49%) Network Support
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Administrator
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Support
7 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Android Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Project Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.90%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) XML
1 5 (7.25%) 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 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.45%) iPad
3 1 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.45%) GIS
3 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.04%) Android
4 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.94%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (11.59%) Master Data Management
5 8 (11.59%) Data Management
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 7 (10.14%) Android Development
6 7 (10.14%) Network Management
6 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.80%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) MVC
9 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) C
2 6 (8.70%) C++
3 5 (7.25%) VBA
4 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.29%) CCNA
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.70%) CCNP
5 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (2.90%) CCVP
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Xen
1 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
1 8 (11.59%) vSphere
1 8 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (39.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (18.84%) OPNET
3 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Cisco
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.84%) SolarWinds
4 8 (11.59%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle
4 8 (11.59%) HP
4 8 (11.59%) EMC
4 8 (11.59%) NetApp
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Lotus
7 4 (5.80%) Reuters
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.45%) Verint
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