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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 353 373 345
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 50 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.50% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +78.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.00%
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +8 16 £365 -7.30% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £319 -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (77.14%) Cisco
2 51 (48.57%) LAN
3 46 (43.81%) WAN
4 41 (39.05%) MPLS
5 39 (37.14%) Firewall
6 37 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (29.52%) BGP
8 29 (27.62%) Finance
8 29 (27.62%) Windows
9 27 (25.71%) CCNP
9 27 (25.71%) OSPF
10 26 (24.76%) Cisco IPT
11 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
12 23 (21.90%) Network Design
13 21 (20.00%) Unified Communications
13 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 21 (20.00%) VPN
13 21 (20.00%) Multicast
14 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 20 (19.05%) VoIP
15 19 (18.10%) Internet
16 17 (16.19%) Migration
17 16 (15.24%) CCIE
17 16 (15.24%) Video Conferencing
18 15 (14.29%) CCNA
18 15 (14.29%) Juniper
18 15 (14.29%) Wireless
18 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
19 14 (13.33%) Extranet
19 14 (13.33%) Network Monitoring

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Lync
3 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (48.57%) LAN
2 46 (43.81%) WAN
3 41 (39.05%) MPLS
4 39 (37.14%) Firewall
5 31 (29.52%) BGP
6 27 (25.71%) OSPF
7 26 (24.76%) Cisco IPT
8 21 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 21 (20.00%) Multicast
8 21 (20.00%) VPN
9 20 (19.05%) VoIP
10 19 (18.10%) Internet
11 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 15 (14.29%) Wireless
12 14 (13.33%) Extranet
13 13 (12.38%) DHCP
13 13 (12.38%) VPLS
14 11 (10.48%) DNS
15 8 (7.62%) SAN
15 8 (7.62%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.48%) Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Architect
2 23 (21.90%) Network Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) IT Director
8 3 (2.86%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) XMPP
2 3 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) IVR
5 1 (0.95%) SecurID
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.81%) Linux
6 3 (2.86%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.90%) Android
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Network Design
2 17 (16.19%) Migration
3 14 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (12.38%) ITIL
5 12 (11.43%) Network Architecture
5 12 (11.43%) Network Management
6 11 (10.48%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.71%) Change Management
10 5 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.81%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (3.81%) Service Management
11 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.86%) CRM
12 3 (2.86%) Change Control
13 2 (1.90%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) Java
1 2 (1.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) VB
2 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (35.24%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.71%) CCNP
3 16 (15.24%) CCIE
4 15 (14.29%) CCNA
5 10 (9.52%) CCDP
6 6 (5.71%) CCIP
7 4 (3.81%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.86%) CCVP
8 3 (2.86%) CCDA
9 2 (1.90%) CCENT
10 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) APMP
10 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.95%) MCDST
10 1 (0.95%) Degree
10 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.95%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.81%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.86%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (77.14%) Cisco
2 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.29%) Juniper
5 11 (10.48%) Remedy
6 8 (7.62%) F5
7 7 (6.67%) VMware
7 7 (6.67%) Avaya
8 6 (5.71%) Citrix
8 6 (5.71%) Siemens
8 6 (5.71%) Tandberg
9 5 (4.76%) Nokia
9 5 (4.76%) HP
10 3 (2.86%) EMC
10 3 (2.86%) Fidessa
10 3 (2.86%) IBM
10 3 (2.86%) CA
10 3 (2.86%) Reuters
10 3 (2.86%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.86%) Verint
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