The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 342 379 369
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 57 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.38% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 22
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£375 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £310 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £473 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.28 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.86% -23.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-30.69% +74.13%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2827 3626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.65% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1788 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
IP Telephony
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +31 14 £375 -6.25% 4
Bromley - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £310 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (50.45%) Cisco
2 54 (48.65%) WAN
3 42 (37.84%) LAN
4 38 (34.23%) Microsoft
5 34 (30.63%) Windows
6 32 (28.83%) Finance
7 26 (23.42%) MPLS
8 25 (22.52%) ITIL
9 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
10 23 (20.72%) Cisco IPT
11 21 (18.92%) VoIP
11 21 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (18.02%) VMware
13 19 (17.12%) MS Office
13 19 (17.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 18 (16.22%) Avaya
14 18 (16.22%) Blackberry
15 17 (15.32%) VPN
15 17 (15.32%) Unified Communications
15 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
16 16 (14.41%) Migration
16 16 (14.41%) Firewall
17 15 (13.51%) PBX
17 15 (13.51%) XMPP
17 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
18 14 (12.61%) SolarWinds

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.71%) Lync
4 9 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.70%) MS Project
5 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 54 (48.65%) WAN
2 42 (37.84%) LAN
3 26 (23.42%) MPLS
4 23 (20.72%) Cisco IPT
5 21 (18.92%) VoIP
6 17 (15.32%) VPN
6 17 (15.32%) Unified Communications
7 16 (14.41%) Firewall
8 15 (13.51%) PBX
9 12 (10.81%) H.323
10 10 (9.01%) Extranet
11 9 (8.11%) Internet
12 8 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (6.31%) OSPF
13 7 (6.31%) BGP
13 7 (6.31%) EIGRP
14 6 (5.41%) ISDN
14 6 (5.41%) DNS
15 5 (4.50%) Wireless
15 5 (4.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Law
5 5 (4.50%) Legal
5 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Desktop Support
3 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.71%) Network Administrator
4 12 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Administrator
5 11 (9.91%) Network Support
6 10 (9.01%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Cisco Administrator
8 8 (7.21%) Cisco Support
9 7 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) XMPP
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.01%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (7.21%) iPhone
4 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) SecurID
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.21%) Android
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.90%) Linux
10 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) ITIL
2 21 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.41%) Migration
4 13 (11.71%) Service Management
5 12 (10.81%) Network Design
6 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.31%) BCP
8 7 (6.31%) Information Security
9 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.50%) Network Management
10 4 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.60%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.80%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.80%) ITIL V2
11 2 (1.80%) PRINCE
12 1 (0.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
1 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.61%) CCNA
3 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.91%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (8.11%) Degree
5 7 (6.31%) CCNP
5 7 (6.31%) MCP
6 6 (5.41%) MCSE
6 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (4.50%) CCIE
8 3 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCVP
9 2 (1.80%) MCDST
9 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) CCDP
10 1 (0.90%) CCDA
10 1 (0.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (17.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (11.71%) OPNET
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.02%) VMware
4 18 (16.22%) Avaya
5 14 (12.61%) SolarWinds
6 13 (11.71%) Citrix
7 7 (6.31%) Acme Packet
7 7 (6.31%) McAfee
7 7 (6.31%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.50%) Siemens
9 4 (3.60%) Sage
9 4 (3.60%) Interwoven
9 4 (3.60%) Reuters
9 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.70%) CQG
10 3 (2.70%) F5
10 3 (2.70%) HP
10 3 (2.70%) Apple
10 3 (2.70%) Juniper
11 2 (1.80%) NetApp
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