The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 272 251 211
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -40
Contract jobs citing VoIP 132 165 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 5.86% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 141
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.25 £48.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.97% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £22.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £112.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +0.51%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2841 2815 3595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.05% 11.61% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1770 2080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VoIP
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -1 38 £375 +4.16% 13
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Bromley - 2 - - 4
Croydon +2 1 £225 -50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Edgware - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 169 (59.09%) Cisco
2 116 (40.56%) WAN
3 109 (38.11%) LAN
4 101 (35.31%) Windows
5 99 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (30.77%) Firewall
7 78 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 72 (25.17%) Finance
9 63 (22.03%) VMware
9 63 (22.03%) CCNP
9 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
10 60 (20.98%) MPLS
11 59 (20.63%) Wireless
11 59 (20.63%) ITIL
12 53 (18.53%) TCP/IP
12 53 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (17.83%) MS Exchange
14 50 (17.48%) VPN
15 48 (16.78%) CCNA
16 45 (15.73%) DNS
17 44 (15.38%) CheckPoint
18 42 (14.69%) Cisco CUCM
19 41 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (12.94%) Citrix
21 34 (11.89%) SAN
21 34 (11.89%) MS Office
21 34 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (11.54%) Banking
23 32 (11.19%) Windows 7
23 32 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 51 (17.83%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (4.90%) Lync
6 13 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.05%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.70%) IIS
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (11.89%) MS Office
2 28 (9.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.35%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.24%) Office 365
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (40.56%) WAN
2 109 (38.11%) LAN
3 88 (30.77%) Firewall
4 60 (20.98%) MPLS
5 59 (20.63%) Wireless
6 53 (18.53%) TCP/IP
7 50 (17.48%) VPN
8 45 (15.73%) DNS
9 34 (11.89%) SAN
10 29 (10.14%) EIGRP
11 27 (9.44%) DHCP
12 24 (8.39%) VLAN
13 23 (8.04%) Cisco IPT
13 23 (8.04%) BGP
14 22 (7.69%) OSPF
14 22 (7.69%) IPsec
15 21 (7.34%) IP Telephony
16 19 (6.64%) Internet
17 18 (6.29%) Network Security
18 17 (5.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.10%) MySQL
4 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) SQLite
5 3 (1.05%) MS Access
6 2 (0.70%) IDOL
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (25.17%) Finance
2 33 (11.54%) Banking
3 30 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.10%) Legal
5 6 (2.10%) French Language
5 6 (2.10%) Billing
6 5 (1.75%) Retail
7 4 (1.40%) Law
7 4 (1.40%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (20.98%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.78%) Analyst
3 38 (13.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (8.39%) Network Support
5 22 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.34%) Voice Engineer
7 20 (6.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 18 (6.29%) Cisco Support
9 17 (5.94%) Consultant
9 17 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.59%) Administrator
10 16 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.24%) Architect
11 15 (5.24%) Network Administrator
11 15 (5.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (4.20%) Telephony Engineer
13 11 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
14 10 (3.50%) Desktop Support
14 10 (3.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) XMPP
2 7 (2.45%) XML
3 6 (2.10%) Web Services
3 6 (2.10%) JSON
4 5 (1.75%) .NET
5 4 (1.40%) Middleware
5 4 (1.40%) HTML
5 4 (1.40%) SOAP
5 4 (1.40%) jQuery
6 3 (1.05%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.05%) UIKit
6 3 (1.05%) Ajax
6 3 (1.05%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.05%) REST
6 3 (1.05%) HTML5
6 3 (1.05%) Cocoa
7 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.35%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.35%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.74%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (4.20%) Replication
3 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.80%) FMCG
5 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
8 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.05%) Social Media
8 3 (1.05%) Open Source
8 3 (1.05%) NHS
8 3 (1.05%) Clustering
8 3 (1.05%) Handset
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 2 (0.70%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.70%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 101 (35.31%) Windows
2 53 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (11.19%) Windows 7
3 32 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (7.34%) Windows XP
5 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.90%) Linux
7 13 (4.55%) Android
8 8 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.10%) UNIX
10 4 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.05%) VME
11 3 (1.05%) MVS
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.70%) HPUX
12 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.63%) ITIL
2 26 (9.09%) Migration
3 22 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (5.94%) PRINCE2
5 15 (5.24%) WAN Optimisation
5 15 (5.24%) Project Management
6 14 (4.90%) Network Design
7 13 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.20%) Change Management
9 11 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.50%) Business Continuity
10 10 (3.50%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.15%) Network Architecture
11 9 (3.15%) CRM
12 8 (2.80%) Time Management
12 8 (2.80%) Software Deployment
12 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (2.45%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.45%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.99%) SQL
2 11 (3.85%) Java
3 10 (3.50%) C++
4 9 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.10%) PHP
5 6 (2.10%) Python
5 6 (2.10%) Ruby
6 5 (1.75%) Perl
6 5 (1.75%) C
7 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.40%) VBScript
8 3 (1.05%) Scala
8 3 (1.05%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (22.03%) CCNP
3 48 (16.78%) CCNA
4 21 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (6.99%) CCIE
6 19 (6.64%) CCVP
7 17 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.55%) MCSE
8 13 (4.55%) CCDP
8 13 (4.55%) Degree
9 11 (3.85%) MCP
10 8 (2.80%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.40%) MCITP
13 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.05%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.05%) MCSA
13 3 (1.05%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.20%) SLA
2 9 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.90%) vSphere
4 8 (2.80%) XenApp
5 7 (2.45%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.40%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.40%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.40%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.05%) XenServer
9 2 (0.70%) NFS
9 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.70%) UAG
9 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (14.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (5.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (4.90%) SCCM
4 14 (4.90%) Backup Exec
5 13 (4.55%) OPNET
6 7 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.40%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.05%) WSUS
8 3 (1.05%) SCOM
8 3 (1.05%) Puppet
9 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.35%) Cacti
10 1 (0.35%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 169 (59.09%) Cisco
2 63 (22.03%) VMware
2 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 44 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 37 (12.94%) Citrix
5 28 (9.79%) Avaya
6 24 (8.39%) SolarWinds
7 23 (8.04%) HP
8 21 (7.34%) Juniper
8 21 (7.34%) Mitel
9 19 (6.64%) Riverbed
10 15 (5.24%) Symantec
11 12 (4.20%) F5
12 11 (3.85%) Remedy
13 10 (3.50%) Blue Coat
14 9 (3.15%) NetApp
15 8 (2.80%) Aruba
15 8 (2.80%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.45%) Oracle
16 7 (2.45%) Siemens
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