The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP 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 VoIP over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 268 264 282
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 135 146 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 5.40% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 60
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£325 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £20.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £17.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £25.80 £105.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 30 £338 -10.00% 17
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £185 - 4
Ilford - 2 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 £550 +15.78%
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Harrow - 1 £300 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 166 (66.40%) Cisco
2 92 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (36.00%) Firewall
4 88 (35.20%) Windows
5 84 (33.60%) LAN
6 80 (32.00%) WAN
7 67 (26.80%) Wireless
8 59 (23.60%) Microsoft
9 57 (22.80%) TCP/IP
10 55 (22.00%) VPN
11 48 (19.20%) CCNP
12 47 (18.80%) Finance
13 45 (18.00%) Linux
13 45 (18.00%) Data Centre
14 44 (17.60%) OSPF
14 44 (17.60%) Telecoms
15 43 (17.20%) Citrix
16 42 (16.80%) CCNA
16 42 (16.80%) ITIL
17 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
17 39 (15.60%) VMware
18 38 (15.20%) F5
19 37 (14.80%) BGP
19 37 (14.80%) MPLS
20 36 (14.40%) Juniper
20 36 (14.40%) MS Office
20 36 (14.40%) MS Excel
21 35 (14.00%) Network Security
21 35 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
22 34 (13.60%) Cisco IOS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (5.60%) Lync
3 10 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.20%) CMS
6 4 (1.60%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (14.40%) MS Office
1 36 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.40%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.40%) Office 365
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Yammer
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 90 (36.00%) Firewall
2 84 (33.60%) LAN
3 80 (32.00%) WAN
4 67 (26.80%) Wireless
5 57 (22.80%) TCP/IP
6 55 (22.00%) VPN
7 44 (17.60%) OSPF
8 37 (14.80%) BGP
8 37 (14.80%) MPLS
9 35 (14.00%) Network Security
9 35 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (13.60%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (11.60%) VLAN
12 27 (10.80%) IPsec
13 26 (10.40%) IP Telephony
14 24 (9.60%) DNS
15 23 (9.20%) TACACS
15 23 (9.20%) SAN
16 22 (8.80%) Unified Communications
16 22 (8.80%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (18.80%) Finance
2 44 (17.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.40%) Banking
4 8 (3.20%) Games
5 7 (2.80%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Local Government
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.60%) Architect
3 26 (10.40%) Analyst
4 19 (7.60%) Network Architect
5 18 (7.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (7.20%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.40%) Voice Engineer
7 15 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.60%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (5.20%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) IT Support
12 9 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) VoIP Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Administrator
14 7 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support
14 7 (2.80%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.80%) Consultant
15 6 (2.40%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.00%) Middleware
1 5 (2.00%) XMPP
2 3 (1.20%) Web Services
3 2 (0.80%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.80%) XML
3 2 (0.80%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.40%) LAMP
4 1 (0.40%) Flash
4 1 (0.40%) COM
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) WSRP
4 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (7.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (6.40%) IVR
5 11 (4.40%) Blackberry
6 10 (4.00%) iPhone
7 9 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.20%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.20%) Clustering
9 6 (2.40%) iPad
9 6 (2.40%) Online Games
10 5 (2.00%) Handset
11 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.60%) Replication
11 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.20%) NHS
13 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.80%) BYOD
13 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.20%) Windows
2 45 (18.00%) Linux
3 28 (11.20%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.60%) UNIX
6 18 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.20%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.60%) Solaris
9 9 (3.60%) Android
10 8 (3.20%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.20%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.80%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.80%) ITIL
2 34 (13.60%) Load Balancing
3 26 (10.40%) Project Management
4 19 (7.60%) DDoS Mitigation
5 17 (6.80%) Service Management
5 17 (6.80%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.40%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.00%) Network Design
7 15 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.60%) Migration
9 11 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.60%) Network Architecture
11 9 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.20%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.80%) Scrum
13 7 (2.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.40%) SQL
2 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.40%) Java
3 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (19.20%) CCNP
3 42 (16.80%) CCNA
4 34 (13.60%) Degree
5 15 (6.00%) CCIE
6 14 (5.60%) CCVP
7 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.20%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.20%) MCSE
9 6 (2.40%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.00%) CCDP
11 4 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.60%) MCP
12 3 (1.20%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.80%) MCITP
13 2 (0.80%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.00%) XenApp
4 8 (3.20%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.20%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.80%) NFS
6 3 (1.20%) Firmware
7 2 (0.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.80%) Xen
7 2 (0.80%) XenServer
7 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 21 (8.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (5.60%) RANCID
3 10 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 9 (3.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (2.80%) Control-M
5 7 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.80%) SCCM
5 7 (2.80%) BladeLogic
5 7 (2.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.60%) SCOM
7 3 (1.20%) Puppet
7 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.20%) SCSM
8 2 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.80%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 166 (66.40%) Cisco
2 59 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 43 (17.20%) Citrix
4 39 (15.60%) VMware
5 38 (15.20%) F5
6 36 (14.40%) Juniper
7 33 (13.20%) Avaya
8 22 (8.80%) CheckPoint
9 20 (8.00%) Oracle
10 19 (7.60%) SolarWinds
11 14 (5.60%) Nortel
11 14 (5.60%) Infoblox
12 13 (5.20%) Blue Coat
12 13 (5.20%) Apple
13 11 (4.40%) Symantec
14 10 (4.00%) Nokia
15 8 (3.20%) Google
15 8 (3.20%) Tandberg
15 8 (3.20%) Bloomberg
15 8 (3.20%) Mitel
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