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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 276 254 275
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing VoIP 132 156 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 5.61% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 52
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£310 £348 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £25.80 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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
2944 2783 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 11.92% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1873 1829 1911
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +19 31 £325 -7.14% 13
Ilford - 3 - -
Harrow 0 2 £300 +39.53%
Bromley - 1 £173 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 169 (64.50%) Cisco
2 101 (38.55%) Firewall
3 93 (35.50%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (34.73%) LAN
4 91 (34.73%) WAN
5 85 (32.44%) Windows
6 68 (25.95%) VPN
7 63 (24.05%) Wireless
8 62 (23.66%) Microsoft
9 53 (20.23%) OSPF
10 51 (19.47%) TCP/IP
10 51 (19.47%) Telecoms
11 50 (19.08%) CCNP
12 48 (18.32%) ITIL
12 48 (18.32%) Citrix
13 47 (17.94%) BGP
13 47 (17.94%) MPLS
14 46 (17.56%) Finance
14 46 (17.56%) VMware
15 45 (17.18%) F5
16 43 (16.41%) Juniper
17 42 (16.03%) CCNA
18 41 (15.65%) MS Excel
18 41 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
19 39 (14.89%) Network Security
19 39 (14.89%) MS Exchange
20 38 (14.50%) Linux
20 38 (14.50%) Active Directory
21 37 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
22 35 (13.36%) Load Balancing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 39 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.49%) Lync
4 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.91%) IIS
6 4 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.15%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.76%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.36%) MS Office
3 11 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.38%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.82%) Google Apps
2 7 (2.67%) Office 365
2 7 (2.67%) SaaS
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (38.55%) Firewall
2 91 (34.73%) LAN
2 91 (34.73%) WAN
3 68 (25.95%) VPN
4 63 (24.05%) Wireless
5 53 (20.23%) OSPF
6 51 (19.47%) TCP/IP
7 47 (17.94%) MPLS
7 47 (17.94%) BGP
8 41 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (14.89%) Network Security
10 37 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
11 31 (11.83%) IPsec
12 28 (10.69%) IP Telephony
13 27 (10.31%) Ethernet
14 26 (9.92%) VLAN
15 25 (9.54%) TACACS
16 24 (9.16%) EIGRP
16 24 (9.16%) NetScreen
17 22 (8.40%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (19.47%) Telecoms
2 46 (17.56%) Finance
3 17 (6.49%) Banking
4 11 (4.20%) Games
5 7 (2.67%) Marketing
6 6 (2.29%) Retail
6 6 (2.29%) Law
7 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.15%) Local Government
9 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (31.68%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.83%) Analyst
3 26 (9.92%) Architect
4 19 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (6.87%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.11%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.34%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (4.96%) Consultant
9 12 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.20%) Voice Engineer
10 11 (4.20%) IT Support
11 10 (3.82%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.05%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.67%) Administrator
15 6 (2.29%) Support Specialist
15 6 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) SOAP
2 3 (1.15%) Web Services
2 3 (1.15%) XMPP
3 2 (0.76%) CGI
3 2 (0.76%) XML
3 2 (0.76%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) WSRP
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) Flash
4 1 (0.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.38%) JSON
4 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.73%) IVR
4 10 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.44%) Clustering
5 9 (3.44%) Online Games
5 9 (3.44%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.05%) Replication
7 7 (2.67%) iPhone
8 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) NHS
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) Open Source
10 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.76%) BYOD
10 2 (0.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 85 (32.44%) Windows
2 38 (14.50%) Linux
3 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.69%) Windows 7
5 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.49%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.82%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.82%) UNIX
10 7 (2.67%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.67%) Android
11 6 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.91%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.15%) Solaris
15 2 (0.76%) AIX
16 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.32%) ITIL
2 35 (13.36%) Load Balancing
3 28 (10.69%) Project Management
4 20 (7.63%) Service Management
5 18 (6.87%) PRINCE2
5 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
5 18 (6.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (6.49%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.11%) Network Design
8 14 (5.34%) Mentoring
9 13 (4.96%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.82%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.05%) Migration
12 7 (2.67%) Performance Management
12 7 (2.67%) Kanban
12 7 (2.67%) Product Management
13 6 (2.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.44%) SQL
1 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.38%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 93 (35.50%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (19.08%) CCNP
3 42 (16.03%) CCNA
4 26 (9.92%) Degree
5 23 (8.78%) CCIE
6 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.58%) MCSE
7 12 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.20%) CCVP
9 8 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.67%) CCDP
11 6 (2.29%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (2.29%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.53%) CCIP
13 4 (1.53%) MCP
14 3 (1.15%) MCITP
14 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.15%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.82%) XenApp
4 9 (3.44%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.67%) NFS
6 4 (1.53%) vSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 2 (0.76%) XenServer
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) Openswan
9 1 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (8.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.96%) RANCID
3 10 (3.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (3.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (2.67%) SCCM
5 5 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.15%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.15%) Puppet
6 3 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.76%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.76%) MOM
7 2 (0.76%) SCOM
7 2 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.76%) FreeIPA
8 1 (0.38%) vMotion
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 169 (64.50%) Cisco
2 62 (23.66%) Microsoft
3 48 (18.32%) Citrix
4 46 (17.56%) VMware
5 45 (17.18%) F5
6 43 (16.41%) Juniper
7 22 (8.40%) SolarWinds
8 18 (6.87%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.87%) Avaya
9 14 (5.34%) Apple
10 13 (4.96%) Infoblox
11 10 (3.82%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.82%) Google
11 10 (3.82%) Mitel
11 10 (3.82%) HP
12 8 (3.05%) Tandberg
13 7 (2.67%) NetApp
14 6 (2.29%) Blue Coat
14 6 (2.29%) Bloomberg
14 6 (2.29%) Riverbed
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