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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 315 266 290
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +24
Contract jobs citing VoIP 121 172 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 5.63% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 121 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -24.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.26% +2.50%
VoIP
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
3220 3053 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 12.97% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1985 1814
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 102 90
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 2016.

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
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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 21 £410 -8.88% 9
Twickenham - 4 £375 -
Docklands, London +13 1 £425 -13.70%
Chiswick - 1 - - 3
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £200 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 160 (62.75%) Cisco
2 112 (43.92%) Firewall
3 103 (40.39%) WAN
4 99 (38.82%) LAN
5 84 (32.94%) Windows
6 83 (32.55%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (26.27%) CCNP
8 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
9 63 (24.71%) Wireless
10 58 (22.75%) VPN
11 57 (22.35%) MPLS
12 54 (21.18%) TCP/IP
13 50 (19.61%) ITIL
14 47 (18.43%) Microsoft
15 45 (17.65%) BGP
16 43 (16.86%) OSPF
16 43 (16.86%) Windows Server
17 41 (16.08%) DNS
17 41 (16.08%) VMware
18 40 (15.69%) Data Centre
19 39 (15.29%) Finance
20 38 (14.90%) CCNA
21 36 (14.12%) CheckPoint
21 36 (14.12%) Linux
22 35 (13.73%) EIGRP
22 35 (13.73%) Project Management
23 33 (12.94%) CCIE
24 32 (12.55%) MS Office
24 32 (12.55%) Change Management
24 32 (12.55%) Degree

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 20 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 20 (7.84%) Skype for Business
2 15 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.71%) Apache
3 12 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.96%) JBoss
6 5 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (12.55%) MS Office
2 24 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 20 (7.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.41%) Office 365
2 19 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.53%) Google Apps
5 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.14%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.35%) Trello
7 5 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.18%) GitHub
8 3 (1.18%) SaaS
9 2 (0.78%) PaaS
10 1 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 112 (43.92%) Firewall
2 103 (40.39%) WAN
3 99 (38.82%) LAN
4 63 (24.71%) Wireless
5 58 (22.75%) VPN
6 57 (22.35%) MPLS
7 54 (21.18%) TCP/IP
8 45 (17.65%) BGP
9 43 (16.86%) OSPF
10 41 (16.08%) DNS
11 35 (13.73%) EIGRP
12 27 (10.59%) DHCP
12 27 (10.59%) Network Security
13 26 (10.20%) Ethernet
14 23 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (7.45%) H.323
16 19 (7.45%) Skype
16 19 (7.45%) Unified Communications
17 18 (7.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) SQLite
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) OLTP
5 1 (0.39%) Redis
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.78%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.49%) Banking
4 10 (3.92%) Retail
5 9 (3.53%) Legal
6 6 (2.35%) Games
7 4 (1.57%) Advertising
8 3 (1.18%) Law
8 3 (1.18%) Publishing
9 2 (0.78%) Billing
9 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (34.90%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (10.98%) Voice Engineer
4 27 (10.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 26 (10.20%) VoIP Engineer
6 25 (9.80%) Analyst
7 23 (9.02%) Voice Network Engineer
8 22 (8.63%) Architect
9 21 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (7.45%) Support Engineer
11 16 (6.27%) Project Manager
11 16 (6.27%) Support Analyst
12 14 (5.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 13 (5.10%) Cisco Voice Engineer
14 12 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
14 12 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (4.71%) IT Support
15 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (3.92%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.92%) XMPP
3 5 (1.96%) Middleware
3 5 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.18%) XML
5 2 (0.78%) iOS SDK
5 2 (0.78%) JSON
5 2 (0.78%) SOAP
5 2 (0.78%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) LAMP
6 1 (0.39%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 13 (5.10%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.71%) IVR
5 10 (3.92%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.75%) iPad
7 6 (2.35%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.96%) iPhone
9 4 (1.57%) BYOD
9 4 (1.57%) Fintech
9 4 (1.57%) Handset
9 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.18%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.18%) Informatics
10 3 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (32.94%) Windows
2 43 (16.86%) Windows Server
3 36 (14.12%) Linux
4 22 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.27%) Unix
7 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.31%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.92%) Android
10 9 (3.53%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.14%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.75%) Solaris
12 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.96%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.78%) CentOS
15 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) ITIL
2 35 (13.73%) Project Management
3 32 (12.55%) Change Management
4 28 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.06%) High Availability
7 17 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (5.88%) Migration
9 14 (5.49%) Performance Management
9 14 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.31%) DevOps
10 11 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.31%) Network Design
10 11 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.92%) Change Control
11 10 (3.92%) Patch Management
11 10 (3.92%) Release Management
12 9 (3.53%) Network Management
13 8 (3.14%) Network Planning
14 7 (2.75%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.24%) SQL
2 15 (5.88%) C++
2 15 (5.88%) Python
3 14 (5.49%) Java
3 14 (5.49%) Perl
4 12 (4.71%) Ruby
5 9 (3.53%) C
5 9 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) Fortran
7 1 (0.39%) Korn
7 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) R
7 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 83 (32.55%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (26.27%) CCNP
3 38 (14.90%) CCNA
4 33 (12.94%) CCIE
5 32 (12.55%) Degree
6 28 (10.98%) CCDP
7 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.75%) CCSE
9 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.96%) MCSE
11 3 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.18%) CCSA
11 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.18%) PMP
11 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.78%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.78%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) DICOM
2 2 (0.78%) HL7
2 2 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.53%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.57%) vSphere
6 3 (1.18%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.39%) iptables
8 1 (0.39%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Snort
8 1 (0.39%) SRDF
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.88%) SCCM
3 12 (4.71%) Puppet
4 10 (3.92%) Ansible
4 10 (3.92%) Nagios
4 10 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.92%) Salt
5 9 (3.53%) Cacti
6 8 (3.14%) SmokePing
7 7 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.35%) WSUS
9 5 (1.96%) BladeLogic
9 5 (1.96%) Control-M
9 5 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
9 5 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 160 (62.75%) Cisco
2 47 (18.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (16.08%) VMware
4 36 (14.12%) CheckPoint
5 29 (11.37%) Juniper
6 25 (9.80%) NICE Systems
6 25 (9.80%) Remedy
7 21 (8.24%) F5
7 21 (8.24%) Palo Alto
8 19 (7.45%) Citrix
9 18 (7.06%) Avaya
10 17 (6.67%) Riverbed
11 14 (5.49%) Mitel
11 14 (5.49%) Oracle
12 13 (5.10%) Google
13 11 (4.31%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.92%) Aruba
14 10 (3.92%) NetApp
15 9 (3.53%) Apple
15 9 (3.53%) Fortinet
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