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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 342 363 348
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 56 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.08% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £257 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-28.61% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +8.51%
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
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +16 18 £170 -54.66% 3
Greenwich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 99 (82.50%) Cisco
2 59 (49.17%) LAN
3 48 (40.00%) WAN
3 48 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (34.17%) MPLS
4 41 (34.17%) Firewall
5 38 (31.67%) Windows
6 35 (29.17%) Cisco IPT
7 34 (28.33%) OSPF
8 33 (27.50%) CCNP
9 32 (26.67%) VPN
10 31 (25.83%) BGP
11 28 (23.33%) VoIP
12 25 (20.83%) Wireless
13 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 22 (18.33%) Telecoms
15 21 (17.50%) CheckPoint
16 20 (16.67%) CCNA
16 20 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (15.83%) Network Design
17 19 (15.83%) Finance
17 19 (15.83%) Internet
18 18 (15.00%) EIGRP
18 18 (15.00%) Project Management
18 18 (15.00%) Unified Communications
18 18 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
19 17 (14.17%) Multicast
19 17 (14.17%) CCIE
20 16 (13.33%) Juniper
21 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (9.17%) Lync
2 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 59 (49.17%) LAN
2 48 (40.00%) WAN
3 41 (34.17%) MPLS
3 41 (34.17%) Firewall
4 35 (29.17%) Cisco IPT
5 34 (28.33%) OSPF
6 32 (26.67%) VPN
7 31 (25.83%) BGP
8 28 (23.33%) VoIP
9 25 (20.83%) Wireless
10 19 (15.83%) Internet
11 18 (15.00%) EIGRP
11 18 (15.00%) Unified Communications
12 17 (14.17%) Multicast
13 15 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 14 (11.67%) SAN
15 12 (10.00%) VPLS
15 12 (10.00%) WLAN
16 11 (9.17%) DHCP
16 11 (9.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.83%) Finance
3 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Architect
2 24 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 21 (17.50%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) IP Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Support
13 3 (2.50%) Data Architect
13 3 (2.50%) Support Analyst
13 3 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) XMPP
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) CSS
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) IVR
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) SecurID
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.67%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.83%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.17%) Linux
5 4 (3.33%) UNIX
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.50%) Android
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) Network Design
2 18 (15.00%) Project Management
3 15 (12.50%) ITIL
4 14 (11.67%) Migration
5 13 (10.83%) Network Management
6 12 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.17%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.00%) Change Management
10 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.33%) Service Management
12 4 (3.33%) CRM
13 3 (2.50%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (2.50%) C
3 1 (0.83%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (27.50%) CCNP
3 20 (16.67%) CCNA
4 17 (14.17%) CCIE
5 9 (7.50%) CCDP
6 8 (6.67%) CCIP
6 8 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.33%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.50%) Degree
8 3 (2.50%) CCENT
9 2 (1.67%) APMP
9 2 (1.67%) VCP4
9 2 (1.67%) CCVP
9 2 (1.67%) CCSE
9 2 (1.67%) MCSE
9 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 8 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.67%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) XenServer
3 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (9.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (5.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (3.33%) SCCM
6 2 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.83%) SCOM
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (82.50%) Cisco
2 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.50%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.33%) Juniper
5 11 (9.17%) Remedy
6 10 (8.33%) VMware
7 7 (5.83%) HP
8 6 (5.00%) F5
8 6 (5.00%) Tandberg
9 5 (4.17%) Nokia
9 5 (4.17%) Siemens
10 4 (3.33%) Brocade
10 4 (3.33%) Citrix
10 4 (3.33%) Avaya
11 3 (2.50%) IBM
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle
11 3 (2.50%) Mitel
11 3 (2.50%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.50%) Verint
11 3 (2.50%) Infoblox