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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 276 245 218
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -27
Contract jobs citing VoIP 137 191 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 6.28% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 124
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +88.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £23.36 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.90% -6.58%
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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 40 £325 -7.14% 16
Ilford - 4 £450 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 159 (58.46%) Cisco
2 105 (38.60%) WAN
3 100 (36.76%) Windows
4 97 (35.66%) LAN
5 92 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
6 81 (29.78%) Firewall
7 73 (26.84%) Active Directory
8 59 (21.69%) VMware
9 58 (21.32%) CCNP
10 57 (20.96%) Microsoft
10 57 (20.96%) Finance
11 55 (20.22%) ITIL
12 52 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (17.28%) Wireless
13 47 (17.28%) MS Exchange
13 47 (17.28%) VPN
14 43 (15.81%) CheckPoint
15 42 (15.44%) CCNA
16 41 (15.07%) TCP/IP
17 40 (14.71%) Citrix
18 39 (14.34%) MPLS
18 39 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (13.97%) DNS
19 38 (13.97%) Cisco CUCM
20 35 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (12.87%) MS Office
21 33 (12.13%) EIGRP
22 32 (11.76%) Windows 7
23 29 (10.66%) Blackberry
23 29 (10.66%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.41%) Lync
7 11 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.10%) Apache
9 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.74%) IIS
10 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (12.87%) MS Office
2 27 (9.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.37%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.78%) Office 365
2 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (38.60%) WAN
2 97 (35.66%) LAN
3 81 (29.78%) Firewall
4 47 (17.28%) Wireless
4 47 (17.28%) VPN
5 41 (15.07%) TCP/IP
6 39 (14.34%) MPLS
7 38 (13.97%) DNS
8 33 (12.13%) EIGRP
9 29 (10.66%) DHCP
9 29 (10.66%) SAN
10 26 (9.56%) VLAN
11 21 (7.72%) IPsec
12 20 (7.35%) IP Telephony
13 19 (6.99%) Cisco IPT
14 17 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (6.25%) Unified Communications
15 16 (5.88%) OSPF
15 16 (5.88%) BGP
16 15 (5.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) MySQL
3 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.10%) SQLite
5 3 (1.10%) MS Access
6 2 (0.74%) IDOL
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (20.96%) Finance
2 26 (9.56%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.56%) Banking
3 7 (2.57%) Legal
4 6 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.21%) French Language
5 5 (1.84%) Law
6 4 (1.47%) Back Office
6 4 (1.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.47%) Billing
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) International Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (18.01%) Analyst
2 45 (16.54%) Network Engineer
3 37 (13.60%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 19 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.62%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.62%) Administrator
6 18 (6.62%) Network Support
7 17 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Network Administrator
8 15 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.51%) Telephony Engineer
9 14 (5.15%) Cisco Support
10 12 (4.41%) Architect
10 12 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.41%) IT Support
11 11 (4.04%) Voice Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Developer
11 11 (4.04%) Consultant
12 10 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.62%) XMPP
2 10 (3.68%) XML
3 8 (2.94%) JSON
4 5 (1.84%) jQuery
4 5 (1.84%) Web Services
4 5 (1.84%) .NET
4 5 (1.84%) HTML
5 4 (1.47%) SOAP
6 3 (1.10%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.10%) UIKit
6 3 (1.10%) Ajax
6 3 (1.10%) REST
6 3 (1.10%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.10%) HTML5
6 3 (1.10%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.10%) Middleware
7 2 (0.74%) CSS
7 2 (0.74%) Zend Framework
7 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.37%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.66%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.04%) Replication
3 10 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.31%) FMCG
4 9 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.57%) Handset
7 4 (1.47%) NHS
7 4 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.10%) PKI
8 3 (1.10%) iPad
8 3 (1.10%) Open Source
8 3 (1.10%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) RMADS
9 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.76%) Windows
2 52 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 28 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.35%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.15%) Android
8 12 (4.41%) Linux
9 11 (4.04%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.21%) UNIX
11 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.10%) VME
12 3 (1.10%) MVS
13 2 (0.74%) HPUX
13 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.22%) ITIL
2 25 (9.19%) Migration
3 20 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 15 (5.51%) Project Management
6 13 (4.78%) Load Balancing
7 12 (4.41%) Network Design
7 12 (4.41%) Network Architecture
8 10 (3.68%) Business Continuity
8 10 (3.68%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.68%) WAN Optimisation
9 9 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (3.31%) CRM
10 8 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.94%) Time Management
10 8 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (2.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.72%) SQL
2 13 (4.78%) Java
3 12 (4.41%) C++
4 7 (2.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.57%) PHP
5 6 (2.21%) Objective-C
5 6 (2.21%) Python
5 6 (2.21%) Ruby
6 5 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.84%) VBScript
7 4 (1.47%) Perl
7 4 (1.47%) C
8 3 (1.10%) Scala
8 3 (1.10%) C#
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (21.32%) CCNP
3 42 (15.44%) CCNA
4 24 (8.82%) CCVP
5 16 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.41%) MCSE
7 10 (3.68%) MCP
7 10 (3.68%) CCIE
8 8 (2.94%) CCDP
8 8 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.57%) Degree
10 6 (2.21%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.84%) CCDA
12 3 (1.10%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.10%) MCITP
12 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.10%) CCIP
12 3 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) SLA
2 9 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 73 (26.84%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.51%) vSphere
4 10 (3.68%) XenApp
5 7 (2.57%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.47%) XenServer
7 4 (1.47%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.47%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) UAG
9 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (13.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (6.99%) Cisco UCCE
3 17 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 16 (5.88%) SCCM
5 12 (4.41%) OPNET
6 11 (4.04%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.47%) WSUS
9 4 (1.47%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.10%) Puppet
10 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.37%) RANCID
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 159 (58.46%) Cisco
2 59 (21.69%) VMware
3 57 (20.96%) Microsoft
4 43 (15.81%) CheckPoint
5 40 (14.71%) Citrix
6 25 (9.19%) Avaya
7 24 (8.82%) Mitel
7 24 (8.82%) SolarWinds
8 22 (8.09%) HP
9 20 (7.35%) Juniper
10 13 (4.78%) Riverbed
10 13 (4.78%) Symantec
11 12 (4.41%) F5
12 8 (2.94%) BT
12 8 (2.94%) Oracle
12 8 (2.94%) Dell
12 8 (2.94%) NetApp
12 8 (2.94%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.94%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.21%) Lotus
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