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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 376 353 379
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 48 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 2.11% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £291
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.75 £20.00 £101.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% -80.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £15.63 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -42.12%
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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -8 15 £421 +12.20% 4
Uxbridge - 1 £113 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (76.11%) Cisco
2 48 (42.48%) Cisco IPT
3 47 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (35.40%) Windows
5 35 (30.97%) LAN
6 32 (28.32%) WAN
7 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
8 28 (24.78%) Firewall
9 27 (23.89%) VoIP
10 25 (22.12%) Finance
11 23 (20.35%) MPLS
12 22 (19.47%) CCNP
13 21 (18.58%) Active Directory
13 21 (18.58%) VPN
13 21 (18.58%) Telecoms
14 19 (16.81%) MS Office
15 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
15 18 (15.93%) OSPF
15 18 (15.93%) Cisco CUCM
16 17 (15.04%) Unified Communications
17 16 (14.16%) BGP
17 16 (14.16%) CCNA
17 16 (14.16%) VMware
18 15 (13.27%) Avaya
19 14 (12.39%) PBX
19 14 (12.39%) Juniper
19 14 (12.39%) Wireless
19 14 (12.39%) Video Conferencing
19 14 (12.39%) Windows 7
20 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (8.85%) Lync
2 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (16.81%) MS Office
2 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.48%) Cisco IPT
2 35 (30.97%) LAN
3 32 (28.32%) WAN
4 28 (24.78%) Firewall
5 27 (23.89%) VoIP
6 23 (20.35%) MPLS
7 21 (18.58%) VPN
8 18 (15.93%) OSPF
8 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
9 17 (15.04%) Unified Communications
10 16 (14.16%) BGP
11 14 (12.39%) PBX
11 14 (12.39%) Wireless
12 12 (10.62%) EIGRP
13 11 (9.73%) VPLS
13 11 (9.73%) Network Security
14 10 (8.85%) RSVP
14 10 (8.85%) Internet
14 10 (8.85%) Multicast
15 8 (7.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Law
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) IP Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Communications Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) XMPP
2 2 (1.77%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.96%) IVR
3 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.19%) Eurex
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) CMDB
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) Handset
7 2 (1.77%) iPad
7 2 (1.77%) PMI
7 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.54%) Linux
6 4 (3.54%) Android
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.65%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) UNIX
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.62%) ITIL
2 10 (8.85%) Project Management
2 10 (8.85%) Migration
3 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.19%) Network Design
4 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.54%) Network Management
6 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.65%) Server Building
7 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.65%) Change Management
7 3 (2.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.65%) Information Security
8 2 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) C
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.47%) CCNP
3 16 (14.16%) CCNA
4 10 (8.85%) CCVP
5 5 (4.42%) JNCIA
5 5 (4.42%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.54%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) CCIE
7 3 (2.65%) CCDP
8 2 (1.77%) CCIP
8 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.77%) MCITP
8 2 (1.77%) CCSE
8 2 (1.77%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.88%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.88%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (4.42%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 2 (1.77%) XenServer
4 2 (1.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (9.73%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (76.11%) Cisco
2 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.16%) VMware
4 15 (13.27%) Avaya
5 14 (12.39%) Juniper
6 9 (7.96%) Apple
7 8 (7.08%) Citrix
8 6 (5.31%) Acme Packet
8 6 (5.31%) HP
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle
10 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.54%) Remedy
10 4 (3.54%) Mitel
11 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.65%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.65%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.65%) 3Com
12 2 (1.77%) WorldPay
12 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.77%) Infoblox