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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 285 254 242
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 113 144 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 5.54% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 81
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£375 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £93.75 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -2.56%
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
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +9 27 £375 +6.53% 16
Harrow -2 1 £300 +39.53%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 156 (59.77%) Cisco
2 112 (42.91%) WAN
3 105 (40.23%) Windows
4 103 (39.46%) LAN
4 103 (39.46%) Firewall
5 79 (30.27%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (24.90%) VPN
7 61 (23.37%) Microsoft
8 55 (21.07%) Wireless
9 53 (20.31%) Finance
10 52 (19.92%) VMware
11 51 (19.54%) MPLS
12 50 (19.16%) Telecoms
13 47 (18.01%) TCP/IP
13 47 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (16.86%) Active Directory
15 41 (15.71%) OSPF
15 41 (15.71%) ITIL
16 40 (15.33%) BGP
17 39 (14.94%) MS Exchange
17 39 (14.94%) Juniper
17 39 (14.94%) Windows 7
18 37 (14.18%) Citrix
18 37 (14.18%) CCNA
19 36 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (13.41%) MS Excel
20 35 (13.41%) Linux
21 34 (13.03%) SAN
21 34 (13.03%) F5
22 33 (12.64%) CCNP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 39 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.60%) Lync
5 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.07%) IIS
7 5 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.53%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.77%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.64%) MS Office
3 9 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.38%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Office 365
2 7 (2.68%) SaaS
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.53%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (42.91%) WAN
2 103 (39.46%) LAN
2 103 (39.46%) Firewall
3 65 (24.90%) VPN
4 55 (21.07%) Wireless
5 51 (19.54%) MPLS
6 47 (18.01%) TCP/IP
7 41 (15.71%) OSPF
8 40 (15.33%) BGP
9 34 (13.03%) SAN
10 33 (12.64%) DNS
11 29 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (10.73%) IP Telephony
13 26 (9.96%) DHCP
13 26 (9.96%) Network Security
14 24 (9.20%) Ethernet
14 24 (9.20%) Unified Communications
15 22 (8.43%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (8.43%) IPsec
16 21 (8.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) MySQL
3 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (20.31%) Finance
2 50 (19.16%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.66%) Banking
4 17 (6.51%) Law
5 10 (3.83%) Games
6 8 (3.07%) Retail
7 6 (2.30%) Marketing
8 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.15%) Local Government
9 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.77%) French Language
10 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) Network Engineer
2 37 (14.18%) Analyst
3 29 (11.11%) Architect
4 21 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (4.98%) Consultant
6 13 (4.98%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.98%) Network Analyst
6 13 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.83%) Network Architect
9 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) IT Support
9 9 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) SOAP
1 5 (1.92%) Web Services
2 3 (1.15%) Middleware
3 2 (0.77%) JSON
3 2 (0.77%) XMPP
3 2 (0.77%) CGI
3 2 (0.77%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) Flash
4 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 25 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.98%) Replication
5 10 (3.83%) Hedge funds
5 10 (3.83%) Clustering
6 9 (3.45%) IVR
6 9 (3.45%) Online Games
7 8 (3.07%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.15%) SecurID
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) iPad
9 3 (1.15%) Open Source
10 2 (0.77%) iPhone
10 2 (0.77%) Statistics
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
11 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 105 (40.23%) Windows
2 47 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (14.94%) Windows 7
4 35 (13.41%) Linux
5 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.13%) UNIX
8 14 (5.36%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.83%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.30%) Solaris
11 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.53%) AIX
13 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.71%) ITIL
2 30 (11.49%) Project Management
3 25 (9.58%) Load Balancing
4 19 (7.28%) PRINCE2
5 17 (6.51%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.51%) Service Management
6 16 (6.13%) Mentoring
7 15 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (5.36%) Migration
9 13 (4.98%) Network Design
10 12 (4.60%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.60%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.83%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.68%) Change Management
13 7 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (2.30%) Time Management
14 6 (2.30%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.98%) SQL
2 9 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.15%) C
4 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.77%) Perl
4 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (30.27%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (14.18%) CCNA
3 33 (12.64%) CCNP
4 28 (10.73%) CCIE
5 16 (6.13%) Degree
6 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.21%) MCSE
8 10 (3.83%) CCDP
9 9 (3.45%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.30%) CCIP
12 5 (1.92%) CCVP
12 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.53%) VCP4
13 4 (1.53%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.15%) CCDA
14 3 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (16.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.45%) NFS
4 7 (2.68%) XenApp
5 6 (2.30%) vSphere
5 6 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.53%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.15%) vCloud
7 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.77%) XenServer
8 2 (0.77%) Xen
9 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) Openswan
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.60%) SCCM
3 9 (3.45%) MOM
4 8 (3.07%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.53%) Puppet
7 4 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.15%) Casper Suite
8 3 (1.15%) Control-M
8 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.15%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.77%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 156 (59.77%) Cisco
2 61 (23.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (19.92%) VMware
4 39 (14.94%) Juniper
5 37 (14.18%) Citrix
6 34 (13.03%) F5
7 24 (9.20%) CheckPoint
8 21 (8.05%) SolarWinds
9 18 (6.90%) Avaya
10 17 (6.51%) HP
11 15 (5.75%) Mitel
12 14 (5.36%) 3PAR
12 14 (5.36%) Tandberg
13 10 (3.83%) Riverbed
13 10 (3.83%) NetApp
13 10 (3.83%) Symantec
14 9 (3.45%) Apple
14 9 (3.45%) IBM
15 8 (3.07%) Blue Coat
15 8 (3.07%) Nortel
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