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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 360 351 377
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 49 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.31% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 29
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £229 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £25.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-49.50% +8.41%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2822 3044 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 13.85% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1889 2297
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 135 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 21 £313 -34.21% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £403 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 43 (49.43%) Cisco
2 37 (42.53%) Windows
3 36 (41.38%) WAN
4 32 (36.78%) LAN
5 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
6 27 (31.03%) Finance
7 26 (29.89%) ITIL
8 24 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
10 22 (25.29%) VoIP
11 19 (21.84%) Banking
11 19 (21.84%) Degree
12 18 (20.69%) MPLS
12 18 (20.69%) Blackberry
13 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
14 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (18.39%) Cisco IPT
14 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (17.24%) Service Management
15 15 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (17.24%) CCNA
16 14 (16.09%) MS Office
17 13 (14.94%) Avaya
17 13 (14.94%) Firewall
18 12 (13.79%) VMware
18 12 (13.79%) Lync
18 12 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
18 12 (13.79%) Network Security
18 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (13.79%) Lync
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Office
2 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.38%) WAN
2 32 (36.78%) LAN
3 22 (25.29%) VoIP
4 18 (20.69%) MPLS
5 16 (18.39%) Cisco IPT
6 13 (14.94%) Firewall
7 12 (13.79%) Network Security
8 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.34%) DMZ
9 8 (9.20%) PBX
9 8 (9.20%) EIGRP
9 8 (9.20%) BGP
10 7 (8.05%) H.323
10 7 (8.05%) VPN
10 7 (8.05%) DNS
11 6 (6.90%) TACACS
11 6 (6.90%) HSRP
12 5 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.34%) Law
5 7 (8.05%) Legal
6 6 (6.90%) Front Office
7 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Service Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Network Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (8.05%) Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Voice Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Network Support
8 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.34%) iPhone
4 7 (8.05%) Hedge funds
5 6 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.60%) IVR
6 4 (4.60%) e-Health
6 4 (4.60%) SecurID
7 2 (2.30%) Open Source
8 1 (1.15%) Tandem
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
3 10 (11.49%) UNIX
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) Android
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.05%) Linux
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (17.24%) Service Management
4 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.20%) BCP
5 8 (9.20%) Project Management
5 8 (9.20%) Information Security
6 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.05%) Investment Management
6 7 (8.05%) Wealth Management
6 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.75%) Change Management
8 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.45%) Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.30%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.30%) Network Management
10 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) C
2 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) Perl
3 2 (2.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.84%) Degree
3 15 (17.24%) CCNA
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.64%) CCNP
5 8 (9.20%) MCSE
6 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.60%) MCDST
8 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) CCIE
9 2 (2.30%) CCVP
10 1 (1.15%) PMP
10 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.90%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (2.30%) Cacti
5 1 (1.15%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Cisco
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) Avaya
4 12 (13.79%) VMware
5 10 (11.49%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.20%) McAfee
6 8 (9.20%) OPNET
7 6 (6.90%) Citrix
7 6 (6.90%) CA
7 6 (6.90%) Mitel
8 5 (5.75%) Juniper
8 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
10 3 (3.45%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.30%) Siemens
11 2 (2.30%) Reuters
11 2 (2.30%) HP
11 2 (2.30%) CQG
11 2 (2.30%) Polycom
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