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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 267 268 242
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 146 158 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 5.33% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 77
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £9.90 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.85 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.10 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +0.47%
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
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 34 £320 -1.53% 14
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 £247 -29.50% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Barnet 0 1 £320 -4.47%
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 155 (55.56%) Cisco
2 103 (36.92%) Windows
3 102 (36.56%) WAN
4 97 (34.77%) Firewall
5 92 (32.97%) LAN
6 79 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (24.01%) Active Directory
8 58 (20.79%) VMware
9 54 (19.35%) Telecoms
10 53 (19.00%) Finance
10 53 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (18.28%) VPN
12 50 (17.92%) ITIL
13 47 (16.85%) Wireless
13 47 (16.85%) Microsoft
14 46 (16.49%) MS Exchange
15 45 (16.13%) Citrix
16 44 (15.77%) CCNP
16 44 (15.77%) MPLS
17 42 (15.05%) TCP/IP
18 39 (13.98%) CheckPoint
19 38 (13.62%) Juniper
20 37 (13.26%) DNS
21 36 (12.90%) SAN
21 36 (12.90%) BGP
21 36 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
23 34 (12.19%) OSPF
23 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
24 31 (11.11%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.66%) Lync
4 12 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.15%) IIS
8 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.72%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (9.68%) MS Office
2 24 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.43%) 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 10 (3.58%) Office 365
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 102 (36.56%) WAN
2 97 (34.77%) Firewall
3 92 (32.97%) LAN
4 51 (18.28%) VPN
5 47 (16.85%) Wireless
6 44 (15.77%) MPLS
7 42 (15.05%) TCP/IP
8 37 (13.26%) DNS
9 36 (12.90%) SAN
9 36 (12.90%) BGP
10 34 (12.19%) OSPF
11 31 (11.11%) DHCP
12 29 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (8.60%) EIGRP
14 21 (7.53%) IPsec
14 21 (7.53%) Unified Communications
15 20 (7.17%) IP Telephony
15 20 (7.17%) VLAN
16 19 (6.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) MySQL
3 2 (0.72%) MS Access
3 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 53 (19.00%) Finance
3 28 (10.04%) Banking
4 15 (5.38%) Law
5 7 (2.51%) Marketing
6 6 (2.15%) Games
6 6 (2.15%) Legal
6 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) French Language
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (17.92%) Network Engineer
2 49 (17.56%) Analyst
3 25 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 24 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.53%) Architect
5 21 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (6.09%) Support Analyst
6 17 (6.09%) Consultant
7 15 (5.38%) Network Analyst
7 15 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.02%) Telephony Engineer
9 12 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (4.30%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (3.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (3.94%) Developer
10 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) Voice Engineer
12 9 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
12 9 (3.23%) Network Manager
12 9 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.23%) XML
2 7 (2.51%) JSON
2 7 (2.51%) XMPP
3 5 (1.79%) SOAP
4 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) CSS
4 3 (1.08%) Middleware
5 2 (0.72%) HTML
5 2 (0.72%) CGI
5 2 (0.72%) Zend Framework
5 2 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.36%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.60%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (4.66%) Replication
5 9 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.15%) Handset
8 6 (2.15%) Clustering
8 6 (2.15%) Online Games
8 6 (2.15%) iPad
9 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.08%) SecurID
10 3 (1.08%) IVR
11 2 (0.72%) GIS
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.72%) PKI
11 2 (0.72%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (36.92%) Windows
2 53 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (10.39%) Windows 7
5 21 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.17%) Linux
7 15 (5.38%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.87%) UNIX
10 7 (2.51%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.15%) Android
12 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.79%) Solaris
13 4 (1.43%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.08%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.92%) ITIL
2 23 (8.24%) Load Balancing
3 22 (7.89%) Migration
4 19 (6.81%) PRINCE2
5 18 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.45%) Project Management
6 17 (6.09%) Network Design
6 17 (6.09%) Service Management
7 13 (4.66%) Asset Management
7 13 (4.66%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (3.94%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.23%) TDD
10 8 (2.87%) Change Management
10 8 (2.87%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.87%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.87%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.87%) Network Architecture
11 7 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (2.51%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.53%) SQL
2 6 (2.15%) Objective-C
2 6 (2.15%) C
3 5 (1.79%) Java
4 4 (1.43%) C++
4 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.72%) Perl
5 2 (0.72%) PHP
5 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) R
6 1 (0.36%) Scala
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
6 1 (0.36%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (15.77%) CCNP
3 30 (10.75%) CCIE
3 30 (10.75%) CCNA
4 19 (6.81%) CCVP
5 14 (5.02%) CCDP
5 14 (5.02%) Degree
6 13 (4.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.94%) MCSE
9 9 (3.23%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.51%) CCDA
11 5 (1.79%) MCITP
11 5 (1.79%) CCIP
12 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 67 (24.01%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.94%) vSphere
4 8 (2.87%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.87%) XenApp
5 7 (2.51%) DFS Replication
5 7 (2.51%) VMware Server
6 6 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.43%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.43%) XenServer
9 3 (1.08%) NFS
9 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (6.45%) SCCM
3 13 (4.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (3.94%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.23%) MOM
7 7 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (1.43%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (1.08%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.08%) WSUS
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.08%) Control-M
11 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.08%) Casper Suite
12 2 (0.72%) FreeIPA
12 2 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 155 (55.56%) Cisco
2 58 (20.79%) VMware
3 47 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 45 (16.13%) Citrix
5 39 (13.98%) CheckPoint
6 38 (13.62%) Juniper
7 29 (10.39%) SolarWinds
8 26 (9.32%) F5
9 22 (7.89%) Mitel
10 21 (7.53%) HP
11 19 (6.81%) Avaya
12 16 (5.73%) Riverbed
13 15 (5.38%) Symantec
14 11 (3.94%) Tandberg
14 11 (3.94%) NetApp
15 10 (3.58%) Blue Coat
16 8 (2.87%) BT
16 8 (2.87%) IBM
16 8 (2.87%) 3PAR
17 7 (2.51%) CA
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