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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 303 267 281
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 120 174 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.74% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 5.60% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 118 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +16.31%
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
3013 3106 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2004 1801
Median daily rate £430 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 +38 21 £425 - 4
Twickenham - 6 £400 -
Ilford +6 3 £120 -
Docklands, London +11 1 £425 -22.72%
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 161 (66.80%) Cisco
2 112 (46.47%) Firewall
3 106 (43.98%) WAN
4 102 (42.32%) LAN
5 80 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (32.78%) Windows
7 63 (26.14%) CCNP
8 62 (25.73%) Wireless
9 59 (24.48%) Active Directory
10 57 (23.65%) VPN
11 56 (23.24%) MPLS
12 51 (21.16%) ITIL
13 48 (19.92%) TCP/IP
14 45 (18.67%) Microsoft
14 45 (18.67%) Windows Server
15 41 (17.01%) BGP
16 40 (16.60%) OSPF
16 40 (16.60%) Data Centre
17 37 (15.35%) CCNA
18 35 (14.52%) CheckPoint
18 35 (14.52%) Linux
18 35 (14.52%) VMware
19 34 (14.11%) Finance
19 34 (14.11%) DNS
19 34 (14.11%) Degree
20 33 (13.69%) EIGRP
21 32 (13.28%) Project Management
22 31 (12.86%) CCIE
23 28 (11.62%) Juniper
23 28 (11.62%) Change Management

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 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.64%) Skype for Business
3 14 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.39%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.15%) Apache
5 10 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.07%) JBoss
6 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.83%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (9.96%) MS Office
2 22 (9.13%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.81%) Office 365
3 8 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.83%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.41%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 112 (46.47%) Firewall
2 106 (43.98%) WAN
3 102 (42.32%) LAN
4 62 (25.73%) Wireless
5 57 (23.65%) VPN
6 56 (23.24%) MPLS
7 48 (19.92%) TCP/IP
8 41 (17.01%) BGP
9 40 (16.60%) OSPF
10 34 (14.11%) DNS
11 33 (13.69%) EIGRP
12 28 (11.62%) Network Security
13 27 (11.20%) DHCP
14 24 (9.96%) H.323
15 22 (9.13%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (9.13%) Ethernet
16 21 (8.71%) Unified Communications
17 18 (7.47%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (7.05%) IPsec
19 15 (6.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.83%) SQLite
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.83%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 34 (14.11%) Finance
2 19 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.39%) Banking
4 12 (4.98%) Legal
5 9 (3.73%) Retail
6 5 (2.07%) Law
7 4 (1.66%) Advertising
7 4 (1.66%) Games
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Billing
9 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (36.93%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (11.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (10.37%) Analyst
4 25 (10.37%) Voice Engineer
4 25 (10.37%) VoIP Engineer
5 23 (9.54%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (8.71%) Voice Network Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Architect
8 18 (7.47%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.39%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 13 (5.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.98%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.32%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.98%) XMPP
3 5 (2.07%) Middleware
3 5 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.24%) XML
5 2 (0.83%) iOS SDK
5 2 (0.83%) JSON
5 2 (0.83%) SOAP
5 2 (0.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.60%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.98%) IVR
3 12 (4.98%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.32%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.49%) iPad
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.66%) BYOD
7 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.24%) Informatics
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
9 2 (0.83%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.83%) Handset
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 2 (0.83%) PACS
9 2 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.78%) Windows
2 45 (18.67%) Windows Server
3 35 (14.52%) Linux
4 26 (10.79%) Windows 7
4 26 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.64%) Unix
6 15 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.98%) Solaris
8 10 (4.15%) Android
8 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.32%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.32%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.66%) CentOS
13 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.16%) ITIL
2 32 (13.28%) Project Management
3 28 (11.62%) Change Management
4 24 (9.96%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.88%) High Availability
6 17 (7.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (6.64%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.81%) Performance Management
9 13 (5.39%) Load Balancing
10 12 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.56%) Migration
11 11 (4.56%) Network Management
12 9 (3.73%) DevOps
13 8 (3.32%) Change Control
13 8 (3.32%) Patch Management
13 8 (3.32%) Release Management
13 8 (3.32%) Time Management
14 7 (2.90%) Network Design
14 7 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.71%) SQL
2 11 (4.56%) Perl
3 10 (4.15%) C++
3 10 (4.15%) Java
3 10 (4.15%) Python
3 10 (4.15%) Ruby
4 8 (3.32%) C
5 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) Korn
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 80 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (26.14%) CCNP
3 37 (15.35%) CCNA
4 34 (14.11%) Degree
5 31 (12.86%) CCIE
6 27 (11.20%) CCDP
7 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.49%) CCSE
8 6 (2.49%) MCSE
8 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.66%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.66%) PMP
9 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.24%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.83%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.83%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) DICOM
2 2 (0.83%) HL7
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 59 (24.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.73%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) vSphere
5 3 (1.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.41%) iptables
6 1 (0.41%) Snort
6 1 (0.41%) SRDF
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (5.39%) SCCM
3 9 (3.73%) Puppet
4 8 (3.32%) Ansible
4 8 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.32%) Salt
5 7 (2.90%) Cacti
5 7 (2.90%) Nagios
5 7 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.90%) WSUS
6 6 (2.49%) SmokePing
7 5 (2.07%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.07%) Control-M
7 5 (2.07%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.83%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 161 (66.80%) Cisco
2 45 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.52%) CheckPoint
3 35 (14.52%) VMware
4 28 (11.62%) Juniper
5 25 (10.37%) Remedy
6 23 (9.54%) NICE Systems
7 19 (7.88%) Avaya
7 19 (7.88%) F5
7 19 (7.88%) Oracle
8 17 (7.05%) Palo Alto
9 15 (6.22%) Riverbed
10 13 (5.39%) Citrix
11 11 (4.56%) HP
11 11 (4.56%) Mitel
11 11 (4.56%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.73%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.73%) NetApp
13 8 (3.32%) Aruba
13 8 (3.32%) Symantec
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