The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 311 278 270
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 133 140 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 4.59% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 107
Median daily rate £420 £310 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £166 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £20.20 £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +24.24%
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
2964 3053 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.91% 13.41% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 1945 1881
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 90 92
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 17 £429 +38.30% 7
Harrow -1 12 £420 +40.00%
Twickenham - 4 £400 -
Ilford +3 3 £120 - 1
Westminster - 3 - -
Bromley -14 2 £275 +59.42%
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Croydon - 1 £300 - 1
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 153 (68.00%) Cisco
2 106 (47.11%) Firewall
3 90 (40.00%) WAN
3 90 (40.00%) LAN
4 75 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (26.22%) CCNP
5 59 (26.22%) Windows
6 57 (25.33%) Wireless
7 55 (24.44%) VPN
8 53 (23.56%) MPLS
9 52 (23.11%) ITIL
10 41 (18.22%) TCP/IP
10 41 (18.22%) Active Directory
11 39 (17.33%) DNS
12 37 (16.44%) VMware
13 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 35 (15.56%) Data Centre
15 34 (15.11%) Windows Server
15 34 (15.11%) Project Management
16 33 (14.67%) Linux
16 33 (14.67%) Degree
17 32 (14.22%) OSPF
18 30 (13.33%) Change Management
18 30 (13.33%) BGP
18 30 (13.33%) CCIE
19 29 (12.89%) CCNA
19 29 (12.89%) SLA
19 29 (12.89%) DHCP
20 28 (12.44%) Network Security
21 27 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.33%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.78%) Apache
8 4 (1.78%) JBoss
8 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) IIS
10 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.89%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.44%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (9.33%) MS Office
2 15 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 12 (5.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Office 365
2 12 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.89%) GitHub
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.89%) Yammer
7 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.44%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (47.11%) Firewall
2 90 (40.00%) LAN
2 90 (40.00%) WAN
3 57 (25.33%) Wireless
4 55 (24.44%) VPN
5 53 (23.56%) MPLS
6 41 (18.22%) TCP/IP
7 39 (17.33%) DNS
8 32 (14.22%) OSPF
9 30 (13.33%) BGP
10 29 (12.89%) DHCP
11 28 (12.44%) Network Security
12 25 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 20 (8.89%) Ethernet
14 18 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (7.56%) IPsec
16 16 (7.11%) H.323
16 16 (7.11%) SAN
17 15 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.89%) OLTP
6 2 (0.89%) SQLite
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Gradle
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 25 (11.11%) Finance
2 20 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Legal
4 9 (4.00%) Law
5 7 (3.11%) Banking
6 6 (2.67%) Retail
7 5 (2.22%) Advertising
8 4 (1.78%) Games
8 4 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.89%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 91 (40.44%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (10.67%) VoIP Engineer
6 23 (10.22%) Analyst
6 23 (10.22%) Project Manager
7 22 (9.78%) Voice Engineer
8 20 (8.89%) Voice Network Engineer
9 18 (8.00%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Architect
11 10 (4.44%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (4.00%) Network Support
13 8 (3.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.22%) XMPP
3 4 (1.78%) Middleware
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.78%) Web Services
4 2 (0.89%) iOS SDK
4 2 (0.89%) JSON
4 2 (0.89%) SOAP
4 2 (0.89%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) RFC 2833
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.44%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.89%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.67%) iPad
7 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.78%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.33%) BYOD
9 3 (1.33%) FMCG
9 3 (1.33%) Informatics
9 3 (1.33%) PMI
9 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.89%) NHS
10 2 (0.89%) Replication
10 2 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.22%) Windows
2 34 (15.11%) Windows Server
3 33 (14.67%) Linux
4 27 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.33%) Android
7 12 (5.33%) Unix
8 11 (4.89%) Solaris
9 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.78%) CentOS
13 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.89%) Debian
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.11%) ITIL
2 34 (15.11%) Project Management
3 30 (13.33%) Change Management
4 19 (8.44%) High Availability
5 18 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (7.11%) Load Balancing
7 16 (7.11%) PRINCE2
8 14 (6.22%) Performance Management
9 11 (4.89%) Network Management
10 10 (4.44%) Migration
11 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.11%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.11%) Information Security
12 7 (3.11%) Time Management
13 6 (2.67%) DevOps
13 6 (2.67%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.33%) SQL
2 5 (2.22%) C
2 5 (2.22%) Java
2 5 (2.22%) Perl
2 5 (2.22%) Python
2 5 (2.22%) Ruby
3 4 (1.78%) C++
4 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) Korn
5 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (26.22%) CCNP
3 33 (14.67%) Degree
4 30 (13.33%) CCIE
5 29 (12.89%) CCNA
6 25 (11.11%) CCDP
7 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.67%) MCSE
8 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.22%) CCSE
10 4 (1.78%) CCNP Voice
10 4 (1.78%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.33%) CISSP
11 3 (1.33%) CLAS
11 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.33%) PMP
12 2 (0.89%) CITP
12 2 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) DICOM
3 2 (0.89%) HL7
3 2 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.89%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 41 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
5 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) Snort
7 1 (0.44%) SRDF
7 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (6.67%) SCCM
3 7 (3.11%) WSUS
4 6 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.22%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.78%) Control-M
6 4 (1.78%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.78%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.78%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.78%) Puppet
7 3 (1.33%) Ansible
7 3 (1.33%) Salt
8 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 153 (68.00%) Cisco
2 37 (16.44%) VMware
3 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.56%) CheckPoint
5 25 (11.11%) Remedy
6 23 (10.22%) NICE Systems
7 22 (9.78%) Juniper
8 18 (8.00%) Oracle
9 17 (7.56%) Citrix
9 17 (7.56%) F5
10 13 (5.78%) HP
11 12 (5.33%) Mitel
12 11 (4.89%) Palo Alto
13 10 (4.44%) NetApp
13 10 (4.44%) Riverbed
13 10 (4.44%) SolarWinds
14 9 (4.00%) Avaya
14 9 (4.00%) Symantec
15 7 (3.11%) Dell
15 7 (3.11%) iManage
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