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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 268 258 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing VoIP 132 139 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.64% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 5.28% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 86
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £80.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 27 £375 -6.25% 22
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £247 -29.50%
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 149 (56.02%) Cisco
2 103 (38.72%) Windows
3 101 (37.97%) WAN
4 96 (36.09%) Firewall
5 94 (35.34%) LAN
6 77 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (23.31%) VPN
8 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
9 56 (21.05%) Finance
10 51 (19.17%) VMware
11 50 (18.80%) Wireless
11 50 (18.80%) Telecoms
11 50 (18.80%) Active Directory
12 48 (18.05%) MPLS
12 48 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (17.67%) ITIL
14 45 (16.92%) TCP/IP
15 42 (15.79%) MS Exchange
16 41 (15.41%) Windows 7
17 38 (14.29%) BGP
17 38 (14.29%) CCNP
17 38 (14.29%) Citrix
18 36 (13.53%) OSPF
18 36 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (13.16%) Juniper
20 34 (12.78%) SAN
20 34 (12.78%) DNS
20 34 (12.78%) MS Office
20 34 (12.78%) F5
21 33 (12.41%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.64%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.26%) Lync
5 11 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.63%) IIS
7 5 (1.88%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.75%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (12.78%) MS Office
2 33 (12.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.38%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.01%) Office 365
2 6 (2.26%) SaaS
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.13%) IaaS
4 3 (1.13%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (37.97%) WAN
2 96 (36.09%) Firewall
3 94 (35.34%) LAN
4 62 (23.31%) VPN
5 50 (18.80%) Wireless
6 48 (18.05%) MPLS
7 45 (16.92%) TCP/IP
8 38 (14.29%) BGP
9 36 (13.53%) OSPF
10 34 (12.78%) SAN
10 34 (12.78%) DNS
11 28 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (10.15%) DHCP
13 22 (8.27%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (7.89%) EIGRP
14 21 (7.89%) Ethernet
14 21 (7.89%) IP Telephony
15 20 (7.52%) Unified Communications
16 19 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.75%) MySQL
2 2 (0.75%) MS Access
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (21.05%) Finance
2 50 (18.80%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.65%) Banking
4 18 (6.77%) Law
5 7 (2.63%) Marketing
5 7 (2.63%) Retail
5 7 (2.63%) Games
6 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) French Language
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Analyst
3 23 (8.65%) Architect
4 22 (8.27%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (6.02%) Consultant
6 16 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Network Analyst
9 12 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Administrator
10 10 (3.76%) IT Support
11 9 (3.38%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) XMPP
1 5 (1.88%) JSON
1 5 (1.88%) SOAP
1 5 (1.88%) XML
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) CGI
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.90%) Video Conferencing
2 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.65%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.89%) Replication
5 10 (3.76%) Clustering
5 10 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.63%) Online Games
7 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.88%) iPad
9 5 (1.88%) IVR
10 4 (1.50%) Handset
11 3 (1.13%) SecurID
12 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.75%) GIS
12 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.75%) Statistics
12 2 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 103 (38.72%) Windows
2 48 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (15.41%) Windows 7
4 32 (12.03%) Linux
5 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.26%) UNIX
8 13 (4.89%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.38%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.26%) Android
11 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.88%) Solaris
13 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.50%) AIX
13 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.67%) ITIL
2 27 (10.15%) Project Management
3 22 (8.27%) Load Balancing
4 19 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 19 (7.14%) Migration
5 18 (6.77%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.39%) Service Management
7 14 (5.26%) Network Design
7 14 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.14%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.14%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (2.63%) Change Management
12 6 (2.26%) Information Security
12 6 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.26%) SQL
2 10 (3.76%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.88%) Objective-C
4 3 (1.13%) C
4 3 (1.13%) C++
4 3 (1.13%) Java
5 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) R
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (14.29%) CCNP
3 30 (11.28%) CCIE
4 29 (10.90%) CCNA
5 14 (5.26%) Degree
6 13 (4.89%) CCDP
7 12 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.51%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.14%) CCVP
8 11 (4.14%) MCSE
9 8 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.26%) CCIP
12 5 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.88%) CCDA
13 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.13%) MCITP
13 3 (1.13%) MCP
13 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.38%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.38%) NFS
4 7 (2.63%) vSphere
5 6 (2.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.26%) XenApp
5 6 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.50%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.75%) XenServer
8 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.38%) Xen
9 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (6.02%) SCCM
2 14 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.38%) MOM
4 8 (3.01%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.01%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (3.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.13%) Casper Suite
7 3 (1.13%) Puppet
7 3 (1.13%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.13%) Control-M
7 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.75%) WSUS
8 2 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (56.02%) Cisco
2 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
3 51 (19.17%) VMware
4 38 (14.29%) Citrix
5 35 (13.16%) Juniper
6 34 (12.78%) F5
7 26 (9.77%) CheckPoint
8 22 (8.27%) SolarWinds
9 19 (7.14%) HP
10 17 (6.39%) Avaya
10 17 (6.39%) Mitel
11 14 (5.26%) 3PAR
12 13 (4.89%) Tandberg
13 12 (4.51%) Symantec
13 12 (4.51%) Riverbed
14 9 (3.38%) IBM
15 7 (2.63%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.63%) NetApp
15 7 (2.63%) Apple
15 7 (2.63%) Nortel
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