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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
England / London
Rank 375 384 366
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 25 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.07% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 33
Median daily rate £375 £215 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £369 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
2483 2619 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 12.69% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1705 1848
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 66
Median hourly rate £43.25 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.49% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.20 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 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
City of London -4 3 £375 +12.78% 2
Uxbridge -2 2 - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.91%) Cisco
3 23 (41.82%) Windows
4 22 (40.00%) LAN
4 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (38.18%) WAN
6 15 (27.27%) ITIL
6 15 (27.27%) VoIP
6 15 (27.27%) Citrix
7 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (23.64%) MS Office
7 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
8 12 (21.82%) Wireless
8 12 (21.82%) VMware
8 12 (21.82%) Finance
9 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) CCNP
10 10 (18.18%) Avaya
10 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
12 8 (14.55%) DHCP
12 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications
12 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
1 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Office
2 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) LAN
2 21 (38.18%) WAN
3 15 (27.27%) VoIP
4 12 (21.82%) Wireless
5 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.18%) DNS
7 8 (14.55%) DHCP
7 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications
8 7 (12.73%) Firewall
8 7 (12.73%) MPLS
8 7 (12.73%) Skype
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.91%) SAN
9 6 (10.91%) Telepresence
9 6 (10.91%) VPN
10 5 (9.09%) Internet
10 5 (9.09%) ISDN
10 5 (9.09%) Network Security
11 4 (7.27%) BGP
11 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.45%) XMPP
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.82%) OpenID
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.82%) XACML
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.91%) Migration
2 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
2 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.27%) Email Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.45%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Server Building
5 3 (5.45%) Server Patching
5 3 (5.45%) Time Management
5 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C#
1 1 (1.82%) C++
1 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) CCIE
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) MCDST
4 3 (5.45%) MCP
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCDP
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) CCDA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.82%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.45%) Firmware
4 3 (5.45%) KVM
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (7.27%) WSUS
4 3 (5.45%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco CME
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.82%) Cacti
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.91%) Cisco
3 15 (27.27%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) VMware
5 10 (18.18%) Avaya
6 9 (16.36%) HP
7 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Nortel
8 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
8 4 (7.27%) Juniper
8 4 (7.27%) Polycom
9 3 (5.45%) Equitrac
9 3 (5.45%) F5
9 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (3.64%) Veeam