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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
H.323 (H323)
Rank 553 525 529
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing H.323 25 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.066% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.49% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 3
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£288 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £505 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +2.40%
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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
England -23 25 £288 -39.47% 5
London +13 15 £425 -5.02% 1
Wiltshire -7 4 - - 1
South West -18 4 - - 1
City of London - 4 £475 -
South East -32 3 £205 -56.84%
Swindon -15 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £205 -
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £288 -36.11%
Yorkshire -10 1 £288 -36.11%
Leeds -13 1 £288 -36.11%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 3
Brentwood - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3

H.323
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (34.78%) Avaya
3 16 (34.78%) MGCP
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (32.61%) Lync
5 13 (28.26%) Polycom
5 13 (28.26%) Tandberg
5 13 (28.26%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (26.09%) CCNP
6 12 (26.09%) VoIP
7 10 (21.74%) LAN
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) XMPP
8 9 (19.57%) Windows
9 8 (17.39%) PBX
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
10 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
10 7 (15.22%) ISDN
10 7 (15.22%) WAN
10 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.22%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
12 5 (10.87%) Service Management
12 5 (10.87%) RTP
12 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange

H.323
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) Lync
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.17%) FileNet
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) MGCP
2 12 (26.09%) VoIP
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (17.39%) PBX
4 8 (17.39%) MPLS
5 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
5 7 (15.22%) ISDN
5 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.87%) RTP
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
6 5 (10.87%) DNS
6 5 (10.87%) DHCP
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.70%) Firewall
7 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.70%) PSTN
7 4 (8.70%) SCCP
7 4 (8.70%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Audio Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) IVR
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Service Management
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
5 3 (6.52%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.17%) Content Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Design
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.09%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) CCVP
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) JNCIS
4 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) CCIE
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.52%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) Avaya
3 13 (28.26%) Polycom
3 13 (28.26%) Tandberg
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) Verint
6 4 (8.70%) BT
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) CA
8 2 (4.35%) Siemens
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Speakerbus
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.17%) RightFax