The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony 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
IP Telephony
Rank 374 385 360
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 55 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.31% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 28
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£375 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £474 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +20.83%
IP Telephony
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3179 3057 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 12.35% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2000 2156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in London

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in London

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in London

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in London

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the London 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
City of London +29 17 £350 -9.67% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 60 (54.05%) Cisco
2 52 (46.85%) WAN
3 45 (40.54%) LAN
4 39 (35.14%) Finance
5 33 (29.73%) Windows
6 32 (28.83%) MPLS
7 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 29 (26.13%) Firewall
9 27 (24.32%) Cisco IPT
10 25 (22.52%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (18.02%) ITIL
11 20 (18.02%) VoIP
11 20 (18.02%) Telecoms
12 19 (17.12%) MS Office
13 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
13 18 (16.22%) Migration
13 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
13 18 (16.22%) Unified Communications
14 17 (15.32%) Network Design
14 17 (15.32%) VPN
14 17 (15.32%) MS Exchange
14 17 (15.32%) CheckPoint
14 17 (15.32%) BGP
15 15 (13.51%) Avaya
15 15 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (12.61%) CCNA
17 13 (11.71%) OSPF
17 13 (11.71%) Internet
17 13 (11.71%) Extranet
17 13 (11.71%) Citrix

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.21%) Lync
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Office
2 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) MS Project
3 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.85%) WAN
2 45 (40.54%) LAN
3 32 (28.83%) MPLS
4 29 (26.13%) Firewall
5 27 (24.32%) Cisco IPT
6 20 (18.02%) VoIP
7 18 (16.22%) Unified Communications
8 17 (15.32%) VPN
8 17 (15.32%) BGP
9 13 (11.71%) OSPF
9 13 (11.71%) Internet
9 13 (11.71%) Extranet
9 13 (11.71%) PBX
9 13 (11.71%) Multicast
10 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (9.01%) H.323
11 10 (9.01%) EIGRP
12 9 (8.11%) ISDN
12 9 (8.11%) DHCP
13 8 (7.21%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 7 (6.31%) Law
5 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Analyst
2 17 (15.32%) Architect
3 14 (12.61%) Desktop Support
3 14 (12.61%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Support Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.01%) Network Support
6 9 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Network Administrator
6 9 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Administrator
8 7 (6.31%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Cisco Support
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco Administrator
9 6 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) XMPP
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.91%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) iPhone
4 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.80%) SecurID
4 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.21%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.80%) Linux
7 1 (0.90%) UNIX
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
2 18 (16.22%) Migration
3 17 (15.32%) Network Design
4 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.91%) Project Management
6 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.11%) Network Management
7 9 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.21%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.41%) Service Management
11 4 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.70%) Change Management
12 3 (2.70%) BCP
12 3 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.70%) TOGAF
13 2 (1.80%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) VB
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.61%) CCNA
3 11 (9.91%) CCNP
4 8 (7.21%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.50%) Degree
7 4 (3.60%) CCIE
7 4 (3.60%) MCP
8 3 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (2.70%) CCDP
9 2 (1.80%) CCDA
9 2 (1.80%) APMP
9 2 (1.80%) CCVP
9 2 (1.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.90%) MCDST
10 1 (0.90%) CCENT
10 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (8.11%) OPNET
3 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.80%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (54.05%) Cisco
2 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.32%) CheckPoint
4 15 (13.51%) Avaya
5 13 (11.71%) Citrix
5 13 (11.71%) VMware
6 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.11%) Juniper
8 7 (6.31%) Acme Packet
8 7 (6.31%) F5
9 6 (5.41%) Siemens
10 4 (3.60%) Sage
10 4 (3.60%) Interwoven
10 4 (3.60%) Reuters
10 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.70%) Remedy
11 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.70%) Fidessa
11 3 (2.70%) HP
11 3 (2.70%) Apple
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