The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / London
Rank 291 312 282
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Contract jobs citing VoIP 119 103 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 3.88% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 104
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £168 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £24.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £24.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
2445 2656 2763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.68% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1728 1856
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 65
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in London

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the London region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in London

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in London

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the London region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in London

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 11 £325 -10.95% 4
Croydon -7 4 £450 +119.51% 1
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Lewisham - 1 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Harrow - 1 £438 -
New Malden - 1 £143 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 124 (51.88%) Cisco
2 87 (36.40%) WAN
3 77 (32.22%) Windows
4 75 (31.38%) Firewall
5 68 (28.45%) LAN
6 67 (28.03%) Finance
7 61 (25.52%) Microsoft
8 60 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (23.01%) TCP/IP
10 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
11 44 (18.41%) CCNP
11 44 (18.41%) Wireless
12 41 (17.15%) CCNA
12 41 (17.15%) Citrix
13 39 (16.32%) DNS
14 36 (15.06%) VMware
14 36 (15.06%) VPN
15 34 (14.23%) Telecoms
16 31 (12.97%) CheckPoint
17 30 (12.55%) MPLS
17 30 (12.55%) MS Office
18 28 (11.72%) DHCP
19 27 (11.30%) Linux
19 27 (11.30%) Avaya
20 26 (10.88%) Windows 7
20 26 (10.88%) Data Centre
21 25 (10.46%) CCIE
21 25 (10.46%) ITIL
21 25 (10.46%) Project Management
22 24 (10.04%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.60%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.67%) Apache
5 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (12.55%) MS Office
2 24 (10.04%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.11%) Office 365
2 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.77%) SaaS
4 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.09%) IaaS
5 5 (2.09%) PaaS
6 3 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.26%) G Suite
6 3 (1.26%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.84%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (36.40%) WAN
2 75 (31.38%) Firewall
3 68 (28.45%) LAN
4 55 (23.01%) TCP/IP
5 44 (18.41%) Wireless
6 39 (16.32%) DNS
7 36 (15.06%) VPN
8 30 (12.55%) MPLS
9 28 (11.72%) DHCP
10 18 (7.53%) EIGRP
11 17 (7.11%) BGP
11 17 (7.11%) Unified Communications
11 17 (7.11%) VLAN
12 16 (6.69%) OSPF
13 15 (6.28%) Internet
13 15 (6.28%) IP Telephony
13 15 (6.28%) PBX
14 14 (5.86%) Ethernet
14 14 (5.86%) ISDN
15 13 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) Big Data
2 4 (1.67%) MySQL
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.84%) Redis
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (28.03%) Finance
2 34 (14.23%) Telecoms
3 22 (9.21%) Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.93%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) Back Office
6 4 (1.67%) Front Office
6 4 (1.67%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 39 (16.32%) Analyst
3 31 (12.97%) VoIP Engineer
4 30 (12.55%) Architect
5 25 (10.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (10.04%) Support Engineer
6 24 (10.04%) Voice Engineer
7 19 (7.95%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Telephony Engineer
11 13 (5.44%) Network Support
11 13 (5.44%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) IT Support
13 10 (4.18%) Voice Network Engineer
14 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (3.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.02%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.35%) XMPP
3 6 (2.51%) ELK Stack
4 3 (1.26%) Middleware
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.84%) RESTful
5 2 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) JSON
6 1 (0.42%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.42%) OpenID
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) RFC 2833
6 1 (0.42%) SAML
6 1 (0.42%) WAP
6 1 (0.42%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.42%) XACML
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.53%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (6.28%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.02%) iPad
5 11 (4.60%) Smartphone
6 10 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.18%) iPhone
6 10 (4.18%) Statistics
7 6 (2.51%) IVR
7 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.09%) Handset
9 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.26%) FMCG
10 3 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.84%) Clustering
11 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.84%) Life Science
11 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.22%) Windows
2 27 (11.30%) Linux
3 26 (10.88%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.53%) Android
4 18 (7.53%) Unix
4 18 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.77%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.93%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.51%) Solaris
9 6 (2.51%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.46%) ITIL
1 25 (10.46%) Project Management
2 19 (7.95%) Network Design
3 17 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (5.86%) Migration
6 12 (5.02%) Asset Management
6 12 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (4.60%) SIEM
7 11 (4.60%) Validation
8 10 (4.18%) Patch Management
9 9 (3.77%) Investment Management
10 8 (3.35%) Change Management
10 8 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.93%) Network Architecture
11 7 (2.93%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.44%) SQL
2 6 (2.51%) Python
3 5 (2.09%) C++
4 4 (1.67%) C
4 4 (1.67%) Java
5 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.84%) Perl
5 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.84%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (25.10%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (18.41%) CCNP
3 41 (17.15%) CCNA
4 25 (10.46%) CCIE
5 17 (7.11%) CCVP
6 12 (5.02%) CCDP
7 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.77%) Degree
9 8 (3.35%) CISSP
10 6 (2.51%) CCSA
11 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.84%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.84%) SANS
11 2 (0.84%) SSCP
12 1 (0.42%) CCDA
12 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.51%) XenApp
4 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.09%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.67%) vSphere
6 3 (1.26%) KVM
6 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.84%) Firmware
7 2 (0.84%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (7.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (6.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (4.18%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (3.35%) SCCM
5 6 (2.51%) QRadar
6 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.26%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.26%) Control-M
7 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.26%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.26%) Nagios
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.26%) WSUS
8 2 (0.84%) Kibana
8 2 (0.84%) logstash
8 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.84%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 124 (51.88%) Cisco
2 61 (25.52%) Microsoft
3 41 (17.15%) Citrix
4 36 (15.06%) VMware
5 31 (12.97%) CheckPoint
6 27 (11.30%) Avaya
7 16 (6.69%) Juniper
8 15 (6.28%) Palo Alto
9 12 (5.02%) Google
9 12 (5.02%) Red Box
10 11 (4.60%) Apple
11 10 (4.18%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.77%) HP
13 8 (3.35%) Aruba
13 8 (3.35%) F5
13 8 (3.35%) Splunk
14 7 (2.93%) IBM
14 7 (2.93%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.51%) Dell
15 6 (2.51%) LogRhythm
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