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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 288 259 225
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs citing VoIP 133 182 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.18% 5.87% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 115
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -2 32 £306 -12.50% 15
Croydon -4 2 £438 +49.57% 3
Bromley - 2 - -
Chessington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 153 (55.04%) Cisco
2 109 (39.21%) Windows
3 106 (38.13%) WAN
4 102 (36.69%) LAN
5 86 (30.94%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (30.58%) Firewall
7 81 (29.14%) Active Directory
8 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
8 60 (21.58%) ITIL
9 59 (21.22%) VMware
10 58 (20.86%) Finance
10 58 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (19.78%) CCNP
12 53 (19.06%) VPN
13 51 (18.35%) MS Exchange
14 49 (17.63%) Citrix
15 47 (16.91%) Wireless
16 43 (15.47%) MPLS
16 43 (15.47%) TCP/IP
17 42 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (14.75%) DNS
19 40 (14.39%) CheckPoint
19 40 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 39 (14.03%) MS Office
21 38 (13.67%) Windows 7
22 35 (12.59%) Cisco CUCM
22 35 (12.59%) CCNA
23 34 (12.23%) DHCP
23 34 (12.23%) Blackberry
24 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (18.35%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (5.40%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.96%) Lync
5 11 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.88%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.44%) IIS
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.08%) Apache
10 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 39 (14.03%) MS Office
2 30 (10.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.96%) Office 365
2 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (38.13%) WAN
2 102 (36.69%) LAN
3 85 (30.58%) Firewall
4 53 (19.06%) VPN
5 47 (16.91%) Wireless
6 43 (15.47%) MPLS
6 43 (15.47%) TCP/IP
7 41 (14.75%) DNS
8 34 (12.23%) DHCP
9 29 (10.43%) SAN
10 26 (9.35%) EIGRP
11 25 (8.99%) VLAN
12 21 (7.55%) IP Telephony
12 21 (7.55%) Cisco IPT
13 20 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (7.19%) IPsec
14 17 (6.12%) Unified Communications
15 16 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (5.76%) OSPF
16 15 (5.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.52%) MySQL
3 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.80%) MS Access
5 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQLite
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.72%) IDOL
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 58 (20.86%) Finance
2 31 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.35%) Banking
4 11 (3.96%) Law
5 8 (2.88%) French Language
5 8 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (19.78%) Analyst
2 44 (15.83%) Network Engineer
3 31 (11.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (8.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 22 (7.91%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.83%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.83%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.12%) Administrator
7 17 (6.12%) Network Support
8 14 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.04%) Telephony Engineer
8 14 (5.04%) Network Administrator
9 13 (4.68%) Architect
9 13 (4.68%) Cisco Support
10 12 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.32%) IT Support
10 12 (4.32%) Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.96%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.40%) XMPP
2 11 (3.96%) XML
3 9 (3.24%) JSON
4 5 (1.80%) HTML
4 5 (1.80%) jQuery
5 4 (1.44%) .NET
5 4 (1.44%) SOAP
5 4 (1.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.08%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.08%) Middleware
6 3 (1.08%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.08%) HTML5
6 3 (1.08%) REST
6 3 (1.08%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.08%) UIKit
6 3 (1.08%) Ajax
7 2 (0.72%) Zend Framework
7 2 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.36%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.23%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.32%) Replication
4 11 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.52%) Handset
7 7 (2.52%) FMCG
8 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.44%) iPad
8 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Open Source
9 3 (1.08%) Social Media
9 3 (1.08%) SecurID
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 109 (39.21%) Windows
2 58 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (13.67%) Windows 7
4 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.19%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.76%) Android
8 11 (3.96%) Linux
8 11 (3.96%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.80%) UNIX
10 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.08%) MVS
11 3 (1.08%) VME
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.58%) ITIL
2 27 (9.71%) Migration
3 20 (7.19%) PRINCE2
4 17 (6.12%) Project Management
5 16 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (5.40%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.04%) Network Design
8 13 (4.68%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.32%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (4.32%) Network Architecture
10 10 (3.60%) Business Continuity
11 9 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.24%) CRM
12 8 (2.88%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.88%) Time Management
12 8 (2.88%) TDD
12 8 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.91%) SQL
2 13 (4.68%) Java
2 13 (4.68%) C++
3 7 (2.52%) Objective-C
4 6 (2.16%) Ruby
4 6 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.16%) Python
4 6 (2.16%) PHP
5 5 (1.80%) C
5 5 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.80%) VBScript
6 3 (1.08%) Perl
6 3 (1.08%) C#
6 3 (1.08%) Scala
7 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (30.94%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (19.78%) CCNP
3 35 (12.59%) CCNA
4 24 (8.63%) CCVP
5 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (5.40%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.32%) MCSE
7 12 (4.32%) CCIE
8 10 (3.60%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.60%) MCP
8 10 (3.60%) CCDP
9 9 (3.24%) Degree
10 8 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.80%) CCDA
12 4 (1.44%) MCITP
12 4 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.44%) MCSA
12 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.08%) CCIP
14 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) SLA
2 7 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 81 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.40%) vSphere
4 9 (3.24%) XenApp
5 8 (2.88%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.44%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.44%) XenServer
7 4 (1.44%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.08%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.72%) NFS
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (12.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (7.19%) SCCM
3 16 (5.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (5.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (3.96%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.24%) OPNET
7 8 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.16%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.44%) MOM
10 4 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (1.44%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.08%) Puppet
11 3 (1.08%) WSUS
12 2 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.36%) RANCID
13 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 153 (55.04%) Cisco
2 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
3 59 (21.22%) VMware
4 49 (17.63%) Citrix
5 40 (14.39%) CheckPoint
6 28 (10.07%) SolarWinds
7 26 (9.35%) Juniper
8 24 (8.63%) Avaya
9 23 (8.27%) HP
9 23 (8.27%) Mitel
10 14 (5.04%) Riverbed
11 13 (4.68%) Symantec
12 12 (4.32%) F5
13 9 (3.24%) NetApp
13 9 (3.24%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.88%) Oracle
14 8 (2.88%) Lotus
15 7 (2.52%) BT
15 7 (2.52%) Dell
15 7 (2.52%) Blue Coat
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