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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 571 550 563
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing XMPP 41 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.064% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £306 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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
15367 14266 14343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.50% 28.33% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 9191 9385
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 195 250
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 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 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 31 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England +8 4 £250 -37.50% 3
South East -28 3 £300 -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
North West - 1 £338 -
XMPP
UK

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (82.28%) Cisco
2 42 (53.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 30 (37.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 24 (30.38%) LAN
5 22 (27.85%) Unified Communications
6 20 (25.32%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (25.32%) Firewall
7 19 (24.05%) WAN
8 18 (22.78%) Lync
8 18 (22.78%) VoIP
9 17 (21.52%) CCNP
10 16 (20.25%) MPLS
10 16 (20.25%) Cisco UCCE
11 15 (18.99%) Wireless
12 14 (17.72%) VPN
13 13 (16.46%) Finance
13 13 (16.46%) Migration
14 12 (15.19%) CCVP
14 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.92%) VMware
15 11 (13.92%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (13.92%) Android
15 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
16 10 (12.66%) WebEx
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (12.66%) Banking
16 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.66%) OSPF
16 10 (12.66%) ITIL
17 9 (11.39%) Windows

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (22.78%) Lync
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) MindAlign
6 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.80%) Yammer
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) LAN
2 22 (27.85%) Unified Communications
3 20 (25.32%) Firewall
4 19 (24.05%) WAN
5 18 (22.78%) VoIP
6 16 (20.25%) MPLS
7 15 (18.99%) Wireless
8 14 (17.72%) VPN
9 10 (12.66%) OSPF
9 10 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (12.66%) WebEx
10 9 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.39%) VLAN
11 8 (10.13%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.86%) BGP
12 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.86%) DMZ
12 7 (8.86%) WLAN
13 6 (7.59%) IP Telephony
13 6 (7.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Xcode
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) GCC
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.66%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Voice Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Network Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Network Support
7 4 (5.06%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
1 3 (3.80%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.53%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) Symfony
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
3 1 (1.27%) OAuth
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.27%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.27%) J2ME
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.27%) Ajax
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) IVR
4 4 (5.06%) iPad
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) SecurID
6 2 (2.53%) Handset
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Android
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.59%) Service Management
5 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.59%) Investment Management
5 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.33%) Network Management
6 5 (6.33%) Network Design
6 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.06%) Data Management
7 4 (5.06%) Information Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.80%) E-Discovery
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.80%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) C
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.53%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) XAML
3 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.27%) PHP5
3 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.52%) CCNP
3 12 (15.19%) CCVP
4 7 (8.86%) CCNA
5 5 (6.33%) CCIE
5 5 (6.33%) CCSA
6 4 (5.06%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) CCSE
7 1 (1.27%) CCDP
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (53.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (37.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.06%) OPNET
4 4 (5.06%) XenMobile
4 4 (5.06%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (82.28%) Cisco
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) VMware
4 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.59%) MobileIron
5 6 (7.59%) Citrix
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle
6 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.33%) BT
6 5 (6.33%) Avaya
6 5 (6.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.06%) Aruba
7 4 (5.06%) F5
7 4 (5.06%) Google
7 4 (5.06%) Polycom
8 3 (3.80%) Verint
8 3 (3.80%) CyberTech
9 2 (2.53%) Tandberg
9 2 (2.53%) Sonus
9 2 (2.53%) Juniper
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 12 days ago