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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 347 367 353
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 63 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 1.71% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 17
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £516 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £360 £238
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +51.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +60.56%
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
3004 2808 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.47% 11.59% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1822 1919
Average daily rate £375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 87 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +20 22 £168 -46.40% 1
Greenwich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Morden - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 87 (79.82%) Cisco
2 49 (44.95%) LAN
3 44 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (36.70%) WAN
5 35 (32.11%) Windows
5 35 (32.11%) Cisco IPT
6 30 (27.52%) VoIP
7 28 (25.69%) Firewall
8 27 (24.77%) OSPF
8 27 (24.77%) VPN
9 26 (23.85%) CCNP
9 26 (23.85%) MPLS
10 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
11 22 (20.18%) Telecoms
12 21 (19.27%) Wireless
13 20 (18.35%) CCNA
13 20 (18.35%) Cisco CUCM
14 17 (15.60%) BGP
14 17 (15.60%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (14.68%) Project Management
15 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
16 14 (12.84%) CCIE
16 14 (12.84%) Unified Communications
17 13 (11.93%) EIGRP
17 13 (11.93%) Internet
17 13 (11.93%) Finance
18 12 (11.01%) Cisco IPCC
18 12 (11.01%) VMware
18 12 (11.01%) VLAN
18 12 (11.01%) Active Directory

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (10.09%) Lync
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Office
2 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.95%) LAN
2 40 (36.70%) WAN
3 35 (32.11%) Cisco IPT
4 30 (27.52%) VoIP
5 28 (25.69%) Firewall
6 27 (24.77%) VPN
6 27 (24.77%) OSPF
7 26 (23.85%) MPLS
8 21 (19.27%) Wireless
9 17 (15.60%) BGP
10 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.84%) Unified Communications
12 13 (11.93%) Internet
12 13 (11.93%) EIGRP
13 12 (11.01%) VLAN
14 11 (10.09%) SAN
15 10 (9.17%) Network Security
16 9 (8.26%) Cisco ICM
16 9 (8.26%) WLAN
17 8 (7.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (20.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.93%) Finance
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) Architect
3 15 (13.76%) Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.26%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) IP Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) IP Telephony Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) XMPP
2 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (7.34%) IVR
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) PMI
5 2 (1.83%) Eurex
5 2 (1.83%) CMDB
5 2 (1.83%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.92%) iPad
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) Handset
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.59%) Linux
4 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.75%) UNIX
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.92%) SUSE
8 1 (0.92%) Android
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.68%) Project Management
2 11 (10.09%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Network Design
3 9 (8.26%) Migration
4 8 (7.34%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.42%) Network Management
5 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.59%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.67%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (3.67%) CRM
8 4 (3.67%) Change Management
9 3 (2.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (23.85%) CCNP
3 20 (18.35%) CCNA
4 14 (12.84%) CCIE
5 8 (7.34%) A+ Certification
5 8 (7.34%) CCDP
6 7 (6.42%) CCIP
6 7 (6.42%) CCVP
7 5 (4.59%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
9 2 (1.83%) CCSE
9 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.92%) PMP
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.92%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.92%) HNC
10 1 (0.92%) MCSE
10 1 (0.92%) MCSA
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (7.34%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.92%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) COBIT
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.83%) XenApp
4 2 (1.83%) XenServer
4 2 (1.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (11.01%) Cisco IPCC
3 9 (8.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (6.42%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.83%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) SCOM
6 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (79.82%) Cisco
2 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.01%) VMware
4 11 (10.09%) Juniper
5 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.17%) Remedy
6 8 (7.34%) Avaya
7 7 (6.42%) Citrix
8 6 (5.50%) Tandberg
9 5 (4.59%) HP
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle
10 3 (2.75%) Nortel
10 3 (2.75%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.75%) Nokia
10 3 (2.75%) Siemens
10 3 (2.75%) Apple
10 3 (2.75%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.75%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.75%) Brocade
10 3 (2.75%) Verint
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