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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 358 385 372
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 51 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 1.28% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 28
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£375 £340 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -24.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £202 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.28 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.32% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £12.28 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +50.00%
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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +36 13 £375 -3.22% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (49.55%) WAN
3 43 (38.74%) LAN
4 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 36 (32.43%) Finance
5 32 (28.83%) Windows
6 30 (27.03%) MPLS
7 26 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (22.52%) Cisco IPT
9 22 (19.82%) ITIL
9 22 (19.82%) Firewall
10 20 (18.02%) VoIP
10 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
11 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
11 19 (17.12%) MS Office
11 19 (17.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (16.22%) Unified Communications
12 18 (16.22%) VPN
12 18 (16.22%) Avaya
13 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
13 16 (14.41%) VMware
13 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
14 15 (13.51%) Migration
14 15 (13.51%) CCNA
14 15 (13.51%) PBX
15 14 (12.61%) Citrix
15 14 (12.61%) Blackberry
15 14 (12.61%) XMPP
16 13 (11.71%) Network Design

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (11.71%) Lync
3 5 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
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 55 (49.55%) WAN
2 43 (38.74%) LAN
3 30 (27.03%) MPLS
4 25 (22.52%) Cisco IPT
5 22 (19.82%) Firewall
6 20 (18.02%) VoIP
7 18 (16.22%) Unified Communications
7 18 (16.22%) VPN
8 15 (13.51%) PBX
9 13 (11.71%) H.323
10 10 (9.01%) Extranet
11 9 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (8.11%) Internet
11 9 (8.11%) BGP
11 9 (8.11%) DNS
12 8 (7.21%) OSPF
13 7 (6.31%) EIGRP
13 7 (6.31%) ISDN
14 6 (5.41%) Wireless
14 6 (5.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (32.43%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Law
5 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Legal
6 4 (3.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Desktop Support
3 13 (11.71%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.81%) Network Administrator
5 11 (9.91%) Network Support
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
6 10 (9.01%) Administrator
6 10 (9.01%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Consultant
7 9 (8.11%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Cisco Administrator
8 8 (7.21%) Cisco Support
9 6 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Communications Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) XMPP
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.01%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.60%) iPhone
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) SecurID
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) Android
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) ITIL
2 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (13.51%) Migration
4 13 (11.71%) Network Design
5 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 9 (8.11%) Service Management
6 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.50%) Network Management
9 4 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.60%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (2.70%) Information Security
10 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.70%) BCP
11 2 (1.80%) PRINCE
11 2 (1.80%) ITIL V2
11 2 (1.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
1 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.51%) CCNA
3 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.01%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (8.11%) Degree
5 9 (8.11%) CCNP
6 7 (6.31%) MCP
7 6 (5.41%) MCSE
7 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (4.50%) CCIE
9 3 (2.70%) CCVP
9 3 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (2.70%) CCDP
10 2 (1.80%) CCDA
10 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.80%) MCDST
11 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 20 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (17.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.81%) OPNET
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Cisco
2 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.22%) Avaya
4 16 (14.41%) VMware
5 14 (12.61%) Citrix
6 13 (11.71%) SolarWinds
7 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.31%) Acme Packet
9 6 (5.41%) Juniper
9 6 (5.41%) Siemens
10 5 (4.50%) F5
10 5 (4.50%) Reuters
10 5 (4.50%) Bloomberg
11 4 (3.60%) Sage
11 4 (3.60%) Interwoven
12 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.70%) McAfee
12 3 (2.70%) CQG
12 3 (2.70%) Apple
12 3 (2.70%) HP
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