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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 312 276 250
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 98 131 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 4.67% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 92 106
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.25 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.31% -10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £13.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £22.00 £93.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -2.77%
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
2641 2807 2726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.39% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1715 1822 1723
Average daily rate £423 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 83 76
Average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 9 £388 +3.33% 13
Canary Wharf +6 4 £525 +16.66%
Harrow 0 3 £463 +54.16%
Croydon - 2 £205 -
Uxbridge - 2 £344 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Wembley - 1 £450 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (60.43%) Cisco
2 81 (35.22%) Firewall
3 79 (34.35%) Windows
4 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
4 61 (26.52%) Active Directory
5 59 (25.65%) WAN
6 57 (24.78%) LAN
7 54 (23.48%) VMware
8 50 (21.74%) DNS
9 49 (21.30%) VPN
10 46 (20.00%) Wireless
11 40 (17.39%) ITIL
11 40 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 37 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (16.09%) OSPF
13 36 (15.65%) DHCP
13 36 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (15.65%) Windows 7
14 35 (15.22%) MS Office
15 33 (14.35%) Data Centre
16 32 (13.91%) Linux
17 30 (13.04%) MS Exchange
18 28 (12.17%) BGP
18 28 (12.17%) HP
18 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (11.74%) Skype for Business
19 27 (11.74%) CCNP
19 27 (11.74%) Telecoms
20 25 (10.87%) Project Management
20 25 (10.87%) Juniper

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.74%) Skype for Business
3 21 (9.13%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.61%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.74%) JBoss
10 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.87%) IIS
11 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.43%) CMS
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.43%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (15.22%) MS Office
2 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) Office 365
2 7 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.87%) Yammer
5 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (35.22%) Firewall
2 59 (25.65%) WAN
3 57 (24.78%) LAN
4 50 (21.74%) DNS
5 49 (21.30%) VPN
6 46 (20.00%) Wireless
7 37 (16.09%) OSPF
8 36 (15.65%) DHCP
9 28 (12.17%) BGP
10 25 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
12 23 (10.00%) H.323
13 21 (9.13%) MPLS
13 21 (9.13%) Network Security
13 21 (9.13%) VLAN
14 20 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (8.26%) EIGRP
16 15 (6.52%) IPsec
16 15 (6.52%) MGCP
16 15 (6.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.04%) EDRMS
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) OLTP
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.30%) Gradle
General
1 27 (11.74%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.00%) Finance
3 20 (8.70%) Legal
4 15 (6.52%) Law
5 8 (3.48%) Advertising
6 7 (3.04%) Banking
7 4 (1.74%) Retail
8 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Front Office
9 2 (0.87%) Games
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 38 (16.52%) Analyst
3 22 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (9.57%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (9.13%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (6.96%) Architect
6 16 (6.96%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.22%) VoIP Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 10 (4.35%) Network Support
10 9 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.91%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.91%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.48%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) XMPP
2 10 (4.35%) Web Services
3 7 (3.04%) JSON
4 6 (2.61%) SOAP
4 6 (2.61%) WSDL
5 5 (2.17%) RFC 2833
6 4 (1.74%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.74%) Middleware
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.30%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) CSS
8 1 (0.43%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.35%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.83%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (7.39%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.78%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.91%) iPad
7 8 (3.48%) NHS
7 8 (3.48%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.61%) Handset
8 6 (2.61%) IVR
9 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.74%) Life Science
10 4 (1.74%) Statistics
11 3 (1.30%) BYOD
11 3 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.30%) FMCG
11 3 (1.30%) PMI
12 2 (0.87%) CCTV
12 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.35%) Windows
2 40 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 36 (15.65%) Windows 7
4 32 (13.91%) Linux
5 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.57%) Android
7 17 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.78%) Unix
8 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.35%) Solaris
10 9 (3.91%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.48%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.17%) VMS
13 4 (1.74%) CentOS
13 4 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.87%) Debian
15 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.39%) ITIL
2 25 (10.87%) Project Management
3 19 (8.26%) Network Management
4 16 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.22%) Business Continuity
5 12 (5.22%) Network Design
5 12 (5.22%) Time Management
6 11 (4.78%) ERP
6 11 (4.78%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.35%) Migration
8 9 (3.91%) Change Management
9 8 (3.48%) Information Security
9 8 (3.48%) ITIL V3
9 8 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.04%) Data Management
10 7 (3.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.04%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.83%) SQL
2 8 (3.48%) Perl
2 8 (3.48%) Python
3 7 (3.04%) Java
4 2 (0.87%) C
4 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.87%) Ruby
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (11.74%) CCNP
3 21 (9.13%) Degree
4 12 (5.22%) CCNA
4 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.91%) CCIE
6 8 (3.48%) MCSE
6 8 (3.48%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.61%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (2.17%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.74%) CCDP
9 4 (1.74%) MCSA
10 3 (1.30%) CCVP
10 3 (1.30%) CISSP
10 3 (1.30%) HND
10 3 (1.30%) MCITP
10 3 (1.30%) MCP
10 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) RMADS
System Software
1 61 (26.52%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.48%) XenApp
4 4 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (7.83%) SCCM
3 8 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (2.61%) WSUS
5 5 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.74%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.74%) Control-M
6 4 (1.74%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.30%) SCOM
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.87%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.87%) SCSM
8 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 139 (60.43%) Cisco
2 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 54 (23.48%) VMware
4 28 (12.17%) HP
5 25 (10.87%) Juniper
6 24 (10.43%) SolarWinds
7 23 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 20 (8.70%) Citrix
8 20 (8.70%) NetApp
9 18 (7.83%) Mitel
10 16 (6.96%) Oracle
11 13 (5.65%) iManage
12 11 (4.78%) Avaya
12 11 (4.78%) Symantec
13 9 (3.91%) F5
14 8 (3.48%) Aruba
14 8 (3.48%) Riverbed
15 7 (3.04%) Blue Coat
15 7 (3.04%) Palo Alto
16 6 (2.61%) Dell
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