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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 296 255 246
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 126 178 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 5.82% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 104
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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 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
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 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.07%
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
3166 3056 3442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.84% 12.29% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2045 2009 2143
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -10 31 £300 -14.28% 19
Croydon -12 2 £438 +49.57% 3
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 146 (55.51%) Cisco
2 102 (38.78%) Windows
3 101 (38.40%) WAN
4 97 (36.88%) LAN
5 78 (29.66%) Firewall
6 77 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (28.90%) Active Directory
8 58 (22.05%) ITIL
8 58 (22.05%) VMware
9 57 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 55 (20.91%) Finance
11 54 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (19.77%) CCNP
13 50 (19.01%) VPN
14 48 (18.25%) Citrix
14 48 (18.25%) MS Exchange
15 44 (16.73%) Wireless
16 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
17 40 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (14.83%) DNS
19 38 (14.45%) MPLS
20 37 (14.07%) MS Office
20 37 (14.07%) Windows 7
20 37 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (13.31%) CheckPoint
22 33 (12.55%) Blackberry
23 32 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
23 32 (12.17%) DHCP
24 31 (11.79%) Cisco CUCM
25 30 (11.41%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 48 (18.25%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.66%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.28%) Lync
7 6 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.76%) Apache
10 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
Applications
1 37 (14.07%) MS Office
2 29 (11.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) Office 365
2 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (38.40%) WAN
2 97 (36.88%) LAN
3 78 (29.66%) Firewall
4 50 (19.01%) VPN
5 44 (16.73%) Wireless
6 42 (15.97%) TCP/IP
7 39 (14.83%) DNS
8 38 (14.45%) MPLS
9 32 (12.17%) DHCP
10 30 (11.41%) SAN
11 23 (8.75%) VLAN
11 23 (8.75%) EIGRP
12 20 (7.60%) IP Telephony
13 19 (7.22%) IPsec
14 18 (6.84%) Cisco IPT
14 18 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (6.08%) Unified Communications
15 16 (6.08%) OSPF
15 16 (6.08%) BGP
16 15 (5.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.04%) MySQL
3 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.90%) MS Access
4 5 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.14%) SQLite
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.76%) IDOL
7 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 55 (20.91%) Finance
2 28 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 25 (9.51%) Banking
4 13 (4.94%) Law
5 8 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.28%) French Language
7 5 (1.90%) Legal
8 4 (1.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.52%) Back Office
9 3 (1.14%) Marketing
10 2 (0.76%) Billing
10 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (21.29%) Analyst
2 37 (14.07%) Network Engineer
3 29 (11.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (9.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.84%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.08%) Administrator
8 15 (5.70%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.70%) Network Support
9 13 (4.94%) Architect
9 13 (4.94%) Developer
9 13 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Cisco Support
10 12 (4.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Telephony Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Network Administrator
11 11 (4.18%) Network Analyst
11 11 (4.18%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.94%) XMPP
2 11 (4.18%) XML
3 9 (3.42%) JSON
4 5 (1.90%) .NET
4 5 (1.90%) HTML
4 5 (1.90%) Web Services
4 5 (1.90%) jQuery
5 4 (1.52%) SOAP
6 3 (1.14%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.14%) Middleware
6 3 (1.14%) HTML5
6 3 (1.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.14%) UIKit
6 3 (1.14%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.14%) REST
6 3 (1.14%) Ajax
7 2 (0.76%) Zend Framework
7 2 (0.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.38%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.56%) Replication
3 12 (4.56%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.28%) FMCG
6 6 (2.28%) Handset
7 4 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.52%) iPad
7 4 (1.52%) Open Source
7 4 (1.52%) Clustering
7 4 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.14%) Social Media
8 3 (1.14%) SecurID
9 2 (0.76%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) CMDB
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 102 (38.78%) Windows
2 54 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (14.07%) Windows 7
4 32 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (6.84%) Windows XP
6 15 (5.70%) Android
7 14 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.18%) Linux
9 10 (3.80%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.66%) UNIX
11 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.14%) MVS
12 3 (1.14%) VME
13 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.76%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.05%) ITIL
2 28 (10.65%) Migration
3 20 (7.60%) PRINCE2
4 16 (6.08%) Project Management
5 14 (5.32%) Load Balancing
6 13 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (4.94%) Asset Management
6 13 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.94%) Network Design
7 12 (4.56%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (4.18%) Network Architecture
9 10 (3.80%) CRM
10 9 (3.42%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.04%) TDD
11 8 (3.04%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.04%) Time Management
11 8 (3.04%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (2.66%) Low Latency
12 7 (2.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.75%) SQL
2 12 (4.56%) Java
2 12 (4.56%) C++
3 7 (2.66%) Objective-C
4 6 (2.28%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.28%) Python
4 6 (2.28%) PHP
5 5 (1.90%) C
5 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.90%) VBScript
5 5 (1.90%) Ruby
6 3 (1.14%) Perl
6 3 (1.14%) C#
6 3 (1.14%) Scala
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (19.77%) CCNP
3 29 (11.03%) CCNA
4 23 (8.75%) CCVP
5 14 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (5.32%) CCIE
6 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.18%) CCDP
8 10 (3.80%) Degree
8 10 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.80%) MCP
9 8 (3.04%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.04%) MCSE
10 5 (1.90%) CCDA
11 4 (1.52%) MCITP
11 4 (1.52%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.52%) CCIP
11 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) SLA
2 6 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 76 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.70%) vSphere
4 9 (3.42%) XenApp
5 8 (3.04%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.52%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.52%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.52%) XenServer
7 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.14%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.76%) NFS
10 1 (0.38%) UAG
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (11.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (7.22%) SCCM
3 14 (5.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (4.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (4.18%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.66%) OPNET
7 7 (2.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.28%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.90%) MOM
10 4 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (1.14%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.14%) Puppet
11 3 (1.14%) WSUS
12 2 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.38%) RANCID
13 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 146 (55.51%) Cisco
2 58 (22.05%) VMware
3 57 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 48 (18.25%) Citrix
5 35 (13.31%) CheckPoint
6 27 (10.27%) SolarWinds
7 26 (9.89%) Juniper
8 23 (8.75%) Mitel
8 23 (8.75%) HP
9 21 (7.98%) Avaya
10 13 (4.94%) Symantec
11 12 (4.56%) Riverbed
12 9 (3.42%) NetApp
12 9 (3.42%) F5
12 9 (3.42%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.04%) Oracle
14 7 (2.66%) IBM
14 7 (2.66%) Lotus
14 7 (2.66%) Dell
14 7 (2.66%) BT
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