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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 272 245 240
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 144 180 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 5.88% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 102
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £45.00 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
3188 3063 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 12.28% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2019 2121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £567 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 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 23 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 +8 38 £275 -20.00% 15
Croydon -10 2 £438 +49.57%
West Drayton - 1 £600 - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 149 (54.38%) Cisco
2 107 (39.05%) Windows
2 107 (39.05%) WAN
3 99 (36.13%) LAN
4 80 (29.20%) Firewall
5 78 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (27.37%) Active Directory
7 58 (21.17%) VMware
8 53 (19.34%) Finance
8 53 (19.34%) Microsoft
9 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (18.25%) ITIL
11 49 (17.88%) Wireless
12 48 (17.52%) VPN
13 47 (17.15%) CCNP
14 46 (16.79%) TCP/IP
15 44 (16.06%) MS Exchange
16 42 (15.33%) DNS
16 42 (15.33%) SAN
16 42 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (14.60%) Citrix
18 38 (13.87%) MPLS
19 37 (13.50%) CheckPoint
19 37 (13.50%) DHCP
20 36 (13.14%) Telecoms
21 35 (12.77%) CCNA
22 34 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 32 (11.68%) Windows 7
24 31 (11.31%) SolarWinds
24 31 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 44 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.82%) IIS
8 5 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.46%) Lync
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (10.95%) MS Office
2 25 (9.12%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.01%) Office 365
2 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (39.05%) WAN
2 99 (36.13%) LAN
3 80 (29.20%) Firewall
4 49 (17.88%) Wireless
5 48 (17.52%) VPN
6 46 (16.79%) TCP/IP
7 42 (15.33%) SAN
7 42 (15.33%) DNS
8 38 (13.87%) MPLS
9 37 (13.50%) DHCP
10 24 (8.76%) VLAN
11 22 (8.03%) IP Telephony
12 21 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (7.30%) IPsec
13 20 (7.30%) EIGRP
14 18 (6.57%) Unified Communications
15 17 (6.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (6.20%) Cisco IPT
16 16 (5.84%) OSPF
16 16 (5.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) MySQL
3 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.09%) SQLite
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) IDOL
5 2 (0.73%) MS Access
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 53 (19.34%) Finance
2 36 (13.14%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.66%) Banking
4 14 (5.11%) Law
5 6 (2.19%) Retail
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
6 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.73%) French Language
7 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) International Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (18.98%) Analyst
2 40 (14.60%) Network Engineer
3 25 (9.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 24 (8.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (8.39%) Project Manager
6 22 (8.03%) Support Engineer
7 19 (6.93%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.93%) Architect
8 14 (5.11%) Developer
8 14 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (5.11%) Administrator
8 14 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.11%) Network Support
9 13 (4.74%) Network Analyst
10 12 (4.38%) Consultant
10 12 (4.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (4.01%) Cisco Support
11 11 (4.01%) Cisco Consultant
11 11 (4.01%) Voice Engineer
11 11 (4.01%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.38%) XML
1 12 (4.38%) XMPP
2 10 (3.65%) JSON
3 6 (2.19%) Middleware
3 6 (2.19%) Web Services
4 5 (1.82%) HTML
4 5 (1.82%) jQuery
5 4 (1.46%) .NET
5 4 (1.46%) SOAP
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) HTML5
6 3 (1.09%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.09%) REST
6 3 (1.09%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.09%) UIKit
6 3 (1.09%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.09%) Ajax
7 2 (0.73%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.36%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.22%) Blackberry
2 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.47%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.38%) Replication
6 10 (3.65%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.92%) Handset
8 5 (1.82%) FMCG
9 4 (1.46%) Open Source
9 4 (1.46%) Clustering
10 3 (1.09%) SecurID
10 3 (1.09%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) iPad
10 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.73%) iPhone
11 2 (0.73%) User Experience
11 2 (0.73%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 107 (39.05%) Windows
2 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (11.68%) Windows 7
4 31 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.47%) Linux
6 14 (5.11%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.11%) Android
7 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.38%) UNIX
9 10 (3.65%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.09%) VME
11 3 (1.09%) Solaris
11 3 (1.09%) MVS
12 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.73%) AIX
12 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.25%) ITIL
2 31 (11.31%) Migration
3 21 (7.66%) PRINCE2
4 20 (7.30%) Project Management
5 15 (5.47%) Load Balancing
6 14 (5.11%) Network Design
6 14 (5.11%) WAN Optimisation
7 13 (4.74%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.65%) Time Management
8 10 (3.65%) CRM
8 10 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (3.65%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.65%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (3.28%) TDD
9 9 (3.28%) Business Continuity
9 9 (3.28%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.28%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.92%) Change Control
10 8 (2.92%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.76%) SQL
2 10 (3.65%) C++
3 9 (3.28%) Java
4 8 (2.92%) Objective-C
5 7 (2.55%) C
6 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.82%) VBScript
7 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.82%) PHP
8 4 (1.46%) Python
9 3 (1.09%) Ruby
9 3 (1.09%) Scala
9 3 (1.09%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (17.15%) CCNP
3 35 (12.77%) CCNA
4 21 (7.66%) CCVP
5 17 (6.20%) CCIE
6 11 (4.01%) Degree
7 10 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.65%) CCDP
7 10 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.92%) MCSE
8 8 (2.92%) CCDA
8 8 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.55%) MCP
10 4 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.46%) MCITP
11 2 (0.73%) CCENT
11 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 75 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.47%) vSphere
4 8 (2.92%) VMware Server
4 8 (2.92%) DFS Replication
4 8 (2.92%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.55%) XenApp
6 4 (1.46%) XenServer
6 4 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.09%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.73%) vCloud
8 2 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (9.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (7.66%) SCCM
3 14 (5.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 13 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (2.55%) MOM
6 7 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.82%) OPNET
8 5 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.09%) Control-M
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (1.09%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.09%) WSUS
10 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.36%) Puppet
12 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (54.38%) Cisco
2 58 (21.17%) VMware
3 53 (19.34%) Microsoft
4 40 (14.60%) Citrix
5 37 (13.50%) CheckPoint
6 31 (11.31%) SolarWinds
7 28 (10.22%) Mitel
7 28 (10.22%) Juniper
8 25 (9.12%) Avaya
9 22 (8.03%) HP
10 19 (6.93%) Symantec
11 13 (4.74%) NetApp
11 13 (4.74%) Riverbed
12 10 (3.65%) F5
12 10 (3.65%) Oracle
13 9 (3.28%) Nokia
13 9 (3.28%) Blue Coat
14 7 (2.55%) Nortel
14 7 (2.55%) CA
14 7 (2.55%) IBM
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