The first table below looks at the demand for H.323 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited H.323 over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
H.323 (H323)
Rank 571 512 555
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +43
Contract jobs citing H.323 25 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.080% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 14
Average daily rate £470 £369 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £224 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7301 7394 9291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 15.25% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 3673 4348
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 578 616
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%

H.323
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing H.323 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

H.323 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

H.323
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing H.323 within the UK.

H.323 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

H.323
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing H.323 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

H.323 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

H.323
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing H.323 within the UK.

H.323 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

H.323
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing H.323 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 24 £470 +29.65% 12
London -23 13 £470 +29.65% 2
South East -20 6 £425 +8.97% 8
Middlesex -2 2 £475 +52.00%
City of London -9 2 - -
Yorkshire -20 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 8
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
East of England -36 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 - 5
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Swindon - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

H.323
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing H.323 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 H.323.

1 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (60.00%) WAN
4 28 (50.91%) MGCP
5 26 (47.27%) LAN
6 22 (40.00%) CCNP
6 22 (40.00%) BGP
7 21 (38.18%) VoIP
7 21 (38.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (34.55%) OSPF
8 19 (34.55%) IP Telephony
9 17 (30.91%) VPN
9 17 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (27.27%) CCIE
10 15 (27.27%) MPLS
10 15 (27.27%) Wireless
11 14 (25.45%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) CCVP
13 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
13 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (21.82%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
14 11 (20.00%) PBX
15 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 10 (18.18%) Avaya
15 10 (18.18%) Firewall
15 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
16 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications
16 8 (14.55%) Cisco IPT
16 8 (14.55%) ISDN

H.323
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing H.323 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 H.323. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) Lync
2 4 (7.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) WAN
2 28 (50.91%) MGCP
3 26 (47.27%) LAN
4 22 (40.00%) BGP
5 21 (38.18%) VoIP
6 19 (34.55%) OSPF
6 19 (34.55%) IP Telephony
7 17 (30.91%) VPN
7 17 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (27.27%) MPLS
8 15 (27.27%) Wireless
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 11 (20.00%) PBX
11 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.18%) Firewall
12 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications
12 8 (14.55%) Cisco IPT
12 8 (14.55%) ISDN
13 7 (12.73%) DNS
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) German Language
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Billing
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Voice Engineer
3 15 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Voice Network Engineer
7 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Cisco Administrator
8 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Administrator
8 6 (10.91%) Network Administrator
9 5 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (7.27%) Designer
10 4 (7.27%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
10 4 (7.27%) Architect
11 3 (5.45%) Network Manager
11 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
12 2 (3.64%) Senior Voice Engineer
12 2 (3.64%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.09%) IVR
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Service Management
4 4 (7.27%) Change Control
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.45%) Network Management
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.64%) Use Case
6 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.64%) Network Design
6 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.64%) Validation
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.64%) Benchmarking
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.00%) CCNP
3 15 (27.27%) CCIE
4 13 (23.64%) CCVP
5 6 (10.91%) MCSE
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.09%) Degree
7 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CCDP
8 3 (5.45%) CCNA
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIS
8 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) VTSP
9 2 (3.64%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) NFS
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Cisco
2 10 (18.18%) Avaya
3 6 (10.91%) Riverbed
3 6 (10.91%) F5
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) Juniper
3 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.09%) Verint
5 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.45%) Tandberg
6 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.64%) BT
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Remedy
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £540 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago