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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 277 268 242
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 143 164 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 5.41% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 95
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£350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-6.58% -13.91%
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
2995 3034 3187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.24% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2004 2013
Average daily rate £388 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 91 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +17 34 £298 -8.46% 11
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £247 - 1
Barnet - 1 £320 -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (53.41%) Cisco
2 106 (37.99%) Windows
3 101 (36.20%) WAN
4 92 (32.97%) LAN
5 90 (32.26%) Firewall
6 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 60 (21.51%) VMware
9 56 (20.07%) Finance
10 55 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (17.92%) Telecoms
11 50 (17.92%) Microsoft
11 50 (17.92%) VPN
12 48 (17.20%) MS Exchange
12 48 (17.20%) ITIL
13 47 (16.85%) Wireless
14 46 (16.49%) CCNP
15 45 (16.13%) TCP/IP
15 45 (16.13%) Citrix
16 41 (14.70%) DNS
17 40 (14.34%) CheckPoint
17 40 (14.34%) MPLS
18 38 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
19 37 (13.26%) SAN
20 35 (12.54%) Juniper
20 35 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
21 33 (11.83%) DHCP
22 30 (10.75%) Windows 7
23 29 (10.39%) SolarWinds

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 48 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 38 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.94%) Lync
6 9 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.79%) IIS
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (9.68%) MS Office
2 26 (9.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.94%) Office 365
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 101 (36.20%) WAN
2 92 (32.97%) LAN
3 90 (32.26%) Firewall
4 50 (17.92%) VPN
5 47 (16.85%) Wireless
6 45 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 41 (14.70%) DNS
8 40 (14.34%) MPLS
9 37 (13.26%) SAN
10 33 (11.83%) DHCP
11 24 (8.60%) BGP
11 24 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (8.24%) VLAN
13 22 (7.89%) OSPF
14 20 (7.17%) EIGRP
14 20 (7.17%) Unified Communications
15 19 (6.81%) IP Telephony
15 19 (6.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (6.09%) IPsec
17 15 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.87%) MySQL
3 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.72%) SQLite
4 2 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) IDOL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 56 (20.07%) Finance
2 50 (17.92%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.68%) Banking
4 17 (6.09%) Law
5 6 (2.15%) Retail
5 6 (2.15%) Marketing
5 6 (2.15%) Legal
6 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.72%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (19.00%) Analyst
2 43 (15.41%) Network Engineer
3 26 (9.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 25 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.89%) Architect
5 22 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (6.81%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.09%) Network Analyst
9 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.73%) Consultant
10 14 (5.02%) Telephony Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) Developer
11 13 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (3.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 10 (3.58%) Voice Engineer
13 10 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.23%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.30%) XML
2 10 (3.58%) JSON
3 8 (2.87%) XMPP
4 7 (2.51%) SOAP
5 6 (2.15%) Middleware
6 4 (1.43%) jQuery
6 4 (1.43%) Web Services
6 4 (1.43%) .NET
6 4 (1.43%) HTML
7 3 (1.08%) CSS
8 2 (0.72%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.72%) Ajax
8 2 (0.72%) REST
8 2 (0.72%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.72%) HTML5
8 2 (0.72%) Cocoa
8 2 (0.72%) CGI
8 2 (0.72%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (0.72%) UIKit
9 1 (0.36%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.17%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (5.02%) Replication
5 12 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.15%) Handset
8 5 (1.79%) iPad
9 4 (1.43%) Open Source
9 4 (1.43%) Online Games
9 4 (1.43%) Clustering
10 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.08%) SecurID
11 2 (0.72%) e-Health
11 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.72%) PKI
11 2 (0.72%) CCTV
11 2 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (37.99%) Windows
2 55 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (10.75%) Windows 7
5 20 (7.17%) Linux
6 19 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.02%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.30%) UNIX
9 11 (3.94%) Android
10 9 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.51%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.43%) Solaris
13 3 (1.08%) MVS
13 3 (1.08%) VME
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.20%) ITIL
2 23 (8.24%) Migration
3 20 (7.17%) Project Management
4 19 (6.81%) PRINCE2
5 18 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 16 (5.73%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.38%) Network Design
8 14 (5.02%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (4.30%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.94%) Service Management
11 10 (3.58%) TDD
11 10 (3.58%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.58%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.23%) CRM
13 8 (2.87%) TOGAF
13 8 (2.87%) iOS Development
13 8 (2.87%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (2.51%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (2.51%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.60%) SQL
2 9 (3.23%) Java
2 9 (3.23%) C++
3 8 (2.87%) Objective-C
4 7 (2.51%) C
5 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.43%) PHP
6 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.43%) Python
7 3 (1.08%) VBScript
7 3 (1.08%) C#
7 3 (1.08%) Scala
7 3 (1.08%) Ruby
8 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (16.49%) CCNP
3 29 (10.39%) CCNA
4 23 (8.24%) CCIE
5 20 (7.17%) CCVP
6 13 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.66%) Degree
7 12 (4.30%) CCDP
7 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.94%) MCSE
9 10 (3.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.51%) CCDA
11 6 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.79%) MCP
12 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.79%) MCITP
13 4 (1.43%) CCIP
14 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.72%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 72 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) vSphere
4 8 (2.87%) DFS Replication
4 8 (2.87%) VMware Server
4 8 (2.87%) XenApp
4 8 (2.87%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.43%) XenServer
6 4 (1.43%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.72%) NFS
7 2 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (6.45%) SCCM
3 14 (5.02%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (4.30%) Backup Exec
4 12 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (3.23%) MOM
6 6 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.43%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.08%) Control-M
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.08%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.72%) WSUS
10 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.72%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 149 (53.41%) Cisco
2 60 (21.51%) VMware
3 50 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 45 (16.13%) Citrix
5 40 (14.34%) CheckPoint
6 35 (12.54%) Juniper
7 29 (10.39%) SolarWinds
8 26 (9.32%) Mitel
9 22 (7.89%) Avaya
10 21 (7.53%) HP
11 17 (6.09%) F5
12 16 (5.73%) Symantec
13 14 (5.02%) Riverbed
14 12 (4.30%) NetApp
15 10 (3.58%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.58%) Tandberg
16 7 (2.51%) IBM
16 7 (2.51%) BT
16 7 (2.51%) CA
16 7 (2.51%) 3PAR
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