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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 391 402 363
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 29 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.89% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 42
Median daily rate £400 £270 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -31.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-44.61% +49.42%
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
2777 2820 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1888 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 89 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -12 3 £438 +45.83% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 London region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 26 (36.11%) Windows
6 25 (34.72%) Firewall
7 23 (31.94%) Finance
8 22 (30.56%) Wireless
8 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (27.78%) VMware
10 19 (26.39%) ITIL
10 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
10 19 (26.39%) WAN
10 19 (26.39%) CCNP
11 18 (25.00%) LAN
11 18 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
13 14 (19.44%) HP
13 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.06%) CCNA
14 13 (18.06%) DNS
14 13 (18.06%) VoIP
15 12 (16.67%) DHCP
15 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 12 (16.67%) Citrix
16 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (13.89%) CCIE
17 10 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (13.89%) Cisco IOS

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.72%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) Firewall
2 22 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (30.56%) Wireless
3 19 (26.39%) WAN
4 18 (25.00%) LAN
5 13 (18.06%) DNS
5 13 (18.06%) VoIP
6 12 (16.67%) DHCP
7 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (12.50%) MPLS
9 9 (12.50%) SAN
9 9 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 9 (12.50%) VPN
10 7 (9.72%) BIG-IP
10 7 (9.72%) OSPF
10 7 (9.72%) Skype
11 6 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (8.33%) Telepresence
11 6 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Administrator
4 5 (6.94%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.78%) Handset
7 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) iPhone
7 1 (1.39%) IVR
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.72%) Service Management
4 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) Time Management
5 5 (6.94%) Change Management
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.17%) CAD
7 3 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (26.39%) CCNP
3 13 (18.06%) CCNA
4 10 (13.89%) CCIE
5 8 (11.11%) Degree
6 6 (8.33%) MCP
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.78%) CCDP
9 2 (2.78%) CCSE
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) CCDA
10 1 (1.39%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.39%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.56%) vSphere
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.17%) XenApp
7 2 (2.78%) Firmware
7 2 (2.78%) KVM
8 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.33%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) Cacti
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.94%) Nagios
3 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.78%) OpenView
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.78%) VMware
4 14 (19.44%) HP
5 12 (16.67%) Citrix
6 9 (12.50%) Avaya
6 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.50%) Juniper
7 8 (11.11%) Bloomberg
7 8 (11.11%) F5
8 7 (9.72%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.33%) Reuters
10 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.94%) Dell
10 5 (6.94%) Symantec
10 5 (6.94%) Veeam
11 4 (5.56%) Nortel
11 4 (5.56%) Polycom
12 2 (2.78%) EMC
12 2 (2.78%) Google