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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 403 362 378
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 30 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.98% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 36
Average daily rate £420 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £256 £343
% change year-on-year
+34.76% -25.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-43.12% +180.70%
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
2962 2978 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 13.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2050 1893 1847
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 87
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 11 £365 +121.21% 1
Harrow - 2 - -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (76.67%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) WAN
3 21 (35.00%) Windows
4 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.67%) Firewall
5 18 (30.00%) Wireless
5 18 (30.00%) ITIL
6 17 (28.33%) LAN
7 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (25.00%) Network Security
8 14 (23.33%) DHCP
9 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
9 13 (21.67%) SolarWinds
10 12 (20.00%) VPN
11 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
11 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 10 (16.67%) MS Office
13 9 (15.00%) SQL
13 9 (15.00%) DNS
13 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.00%) F5
13 9 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (15.00%) Skype
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (13.33%) Degree

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) WAN
2 19 (31.67%) Firewall
3 18 (30.00%) Wireless
4 17 (28.33%) LAN
5 15 (25.00%) Network Security
6 14 (23.33%) DHCP
7 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (20.00%) VPN
9 9 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
9 9 (15.00%) DNS
9 9 (15.00%) Skype
10 8 (13.33%) EIGRP
10 8 (13.33%) Internet
11 7 (11.67%) MPLS
11 7 (11.67%) VLAN
12 6 (10.00%) HSRP
12 6 (10.00%) Intranet
12 6 (10.00%) ISDN
12 6 (10.00%) PBX
12 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Law
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) French Language
5 2 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) IT Support
7 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.00%) Handset
4 3 (5.00%) Statistics
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Android
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.33%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (10.00%) Change Management
3 6 (10.00%) Network Management
3 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Coaching
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Presales
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) CCNA
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 7 (11.67%) CCNP
4 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.67%) MCP
4 4 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) MCDST
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) BS7799
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) UAG
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.00%) Nagios
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Cacti
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Opsview
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) SolarWinds
4 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.00%) F5
6 8 (13.33%) Avaya
7 7 (11.67%) Riverbed
7 7 (11.67%) VMware
8 5 (8.33%) Brocade
8 5 (8.33%) Citrix
8 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
9 4 (6.67%) Sonus
10 3 (5.00%) Apple
10 3 (5.00%) Mitel
10 3 (5.00%) Nortel
10 3 (5.00%) Sage
10 3 (5.00%) Siemens
10 3 (5.00%) Tandberg
11 2 (3.33%) HP
11 2 (3.33%) Juniper