The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
H.323 (H323)
Rank 571 556 561
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing H.323 24 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 6
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £324 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £487 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7954 6972 8102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.19% 13.48% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4570 3836 3886
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 460 634
Average hourly rate £22.68 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
England -10 20 £288 -23.33% 8
London +15 8 £278 -26.49% 5
Yorkshire -9 6 £288 -36.11% 1
South East -19 5 £356 -20.83%
Hampshire - 4 £338 -
West Yorkshire -2 3 £288 -36.11% 1
Leeds -7 3 £288 -36.11% 1
City of London - 3 - - 1
Scotland -11 2 £325 -10.34%
Aberdeen +9 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £475 +46.15%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

H.323
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) VoIP
3 16 (34.78%) LAN
4 15 (32.61%) Avaya
5 14 (30.43%) WAN
5 14 (30.43%) Finance
6 13 (28.26%) Lync
6 13 (28.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.09%) MGCP
8 11 (23.91%) DHCP
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
8 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
9 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 10 (21.74%) ISDN
9 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (21.74%) Polycom
10 9 (19.57%) MPLS
10 9 (19.57%) PBX
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
12 7 (15.22%) Firewall
13 6 (13.04%) Network Design
13 6 (13.04%) XMPP
13 6 (13.04%) Change Management
13 6 (13.04%) CCNP
13 6 (13.04%) Internet

H.323
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (28.26%) Lync
2 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.70%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) FileNet
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) VoIP
2 16 (34.78%) LAN
3 14 (30.43%) WAN
4 12 (26.09%) MGCP
5 11 (23.91%) DHCP
5 11 (23.91%) DNS
5 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
6 10 (21.74%) ISDN
7 9 (19.57%) MPLS
7 9 (19.57%) PBX
8 7 (15.22%) Firewall
9 6 (13.04%) Internet
9 6 (13.04%) PSTN
9 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.87%) PABX
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (8.70%) Extranet
11 4 (8.70%) OSPF
11 4 (8.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Audio Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Voice Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Network Design
2 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) CCVP
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
2 4 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.52%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) Avaya
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Polycom
5 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.04%) Tandberg
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
8 3 (6.52%) Verint
8 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) CA
9 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.35%) Siemens
10 1 (2.17%) RightFax
10 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.17%) BT
10 1 (2.17%) Speakerbus
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