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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 274 252 231
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing XMPP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.011% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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
2616 2337 2289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.02% 25.16% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1703 1325 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.06 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
XMPP
England

XMPP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SAP