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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
H.323 (H323)
Rank 584 554 544
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs citing H.323 22 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.047% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 22
Average daily rate
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£315 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.41% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
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
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -19 19 £375 +6.76% 7
London +12 11 £425 +15.64% 4
South East -14 5 £240 -20.00% 1
City of London +12 2 £500 +30.29% 1
Scotland -17 2 £263 -30.90%
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

H.323
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) WAN
3 17 (44.74%) Avaya
4 16 (42.11%) Cisco
5 15 (39.47%) VoIP
5 15 (39.47%) IP Telephony
6 13 (34.21%) LAN
7 12 (31.58%) DNS
8 11 (28.95%) MPLS
8 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
8 11 (28.95%) Lync
9 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.68%) PBX
10 8 (21.05%) DHCP
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
11 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (18.42%) MCSE
11 7 (18.42%) PSTN
12 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
12 6 (15.79%) Internet
12 6 (15.79%) Network Design
12 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
12 6 (15.79%) Firewall
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM

H.323
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (28.95%) Lync
2 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) WAN
2 15 (39.47%) VoIP
2 15 (39.47%) IP Telephony
3 13 (34.21%) LAN
4 12 (31.58%) DNS
5 11 (28.95%) MPLS
6 9 (23.68%) PBX
7 8 (21.05%) DHCP
8 7 (18.42%) PSTN
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) Firewall
10 5 (13.16%) MGCP
10 5 (13.16%) ISDN
11 4 (10.53%) ATM
11 4 (10.53%) VPN
11 4 (10.53%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) Extranet
11 4 (10.53%) MGW
12 3 (7.89%) Wireless
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.05%) Banking
4 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Voice Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Voice Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) Network Design
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) CCVP
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Avaya
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) Verint
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) Polycom
7 1 (2.63%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Radware
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