The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 257 275 252
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing XMPP 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £160 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £319 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
XMPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2367 2570 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.06% 26.19% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1678 1290
Median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XMPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XMPP across the South East region.

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the South East region.

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XMPP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £160 -
XMPP
England

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XMPP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) H.323
5 5 (55.56%) CCIE
6 4 (44.44%) CCNP
6 4 (44.44%) PBX
7 3 (33.33%) HTTP
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (33.33%) MGCP
7 3 (33.33%) RTP
7 3 (33.33%) SCCP
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (33.33%) CCVP
8 2 (22.22%) Handset
8 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
8 2 (22.22%) Presales
8 2 (22.22%) ISDN
8 2 (22.22%) VoIP
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco CME
9 1 (11.11%) WAN
9 1 (11.11%) SMTP
9 1 (11.11%) DHCP
9 1 (11.11%) LAN

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) PBX
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) MGCP
3 3 (33.33%) RTP
3 3 (33.33%) SCCP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
5 1 (11.11%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) GSM
5 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) PSTN
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) VoLTE
5 1 (11.11%) VoWiFi
5 1 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) CCIE
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCVP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCENT
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) VMware