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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
H.323 (H323)
Rank 566 569 532
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Contract jobs citing H.323 47 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £470 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 23 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 3 July 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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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 -8 43 £350 -28.57% 8
London +1 26 £350 -30.00% 5
Wiltshire - 6 £475 -
South West - 6 £475 -
City of London -4 5 £400 -20.00% 3
Swindon - 5 £475 -
East of England - 4 £300 -
South East -14 2 £225 +15.38% 3
West Yorkshire -18 2 £400 -
Yorkshire -19 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £320 -
West Sussex - 2 £225 -
East Midlands - 2 £320 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £320 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £300 -
Knutsford -4 1 £500 +2.04%
Cheshire -5 1 £500 +2.04%
North West -17 1 £500 +2.04%
Leeds -25 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -

H.323
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 61 (83.56%) Cisco
2 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.84%) Video Conferencing
3 29 (39.73%) Avaya
3 29 (39.73%) ISDN
4 28 (38.36%) VoIP
5 27 (36.99%) CCNP
6 24 (32.88%) Tandberg
7 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
8 18 (24.66%) MPLS
8 18 (24.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (23.29%) Finance
9 17 (23.29%) CCNA
10 16 (21.92%) CTI
10 16 (21.92%) Degree
11 15 (20.55%) Lync
11 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
11 15 (20.55%) CMS
12 14 (19.18%) Firewall
12 14 (19.18%) Oracle
12 14 (19.18%) Genesys
12 14 (19.18%) Avaya Modular Messaging
13 13 (17.81%) BGP
13 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.81%) LAN
13 13 (17.81%) OSPF
14 12 (16.44%) WAN
14 12 (16.44%) Unified Communications
15 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
15 11 (15.07%) Juniper

H.323
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (20.55%) CMS
1 15 (20.55%) Lync
2 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.85%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.73%) ISDN
2 28 (38.36%) VoIP
3 18 (24.66%) MPLS
4 16 (21.92%) CTI
5 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
6 14 (19.18%) Firewall
6 14 (19.18%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 13 (17.81%) OSPF
7 13 (17.81%) BGP
7 13 (17.81%) LAN
8 12 (16.44%) WAN
8 12 (16.44%) Unified Communications
9 11 (15.07%) MGCP
10 10 (13.70%) WebEx
11 8 (10.96%) Telepresence
11 8 (10.96%) Network Security
11 8 (10.96%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (9.59%) PBX
13 6 (8.22%) VPN
13 6 (8.22%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Billing
5 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Voice Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) Avaya Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Designer
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) VoIP Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Communications Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Lead Designer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Communications Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Audio Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) XMPP
2 5 (6.85%) MAPI
3 4 (5.48%) VXML
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.37%) WebRTC
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.59%) iPhone
4 6 (8.22%) IVR
4 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Cryptography
6 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.11%) Handset
7 3 (4.11%) Streaming Video
7 3 (4.11%) BYOD
8 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Android
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.22%) ITIL
1 6 (8.22%) CRM
2 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
2 5 (6.85%) Migration
2 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (6.85%) Network Management
2 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 5 (6.85%) Server Building
3 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
3 4 (5.48%) Quality Management
3 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.48%) Project Management
4 3 (4.11%) Change Management
4 3 (4.11%) Product Management
5 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.74%) Release Management
5 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) C
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.99%) CCNP
3 17 (23.29%) CCNA
4 16 (21.92%) Degree
5 9 (12.33%) CCVP
6 7 (9.59%) JNCIS
6 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.22%) CCIE
7 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) CCIP
10 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (1.37%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) NFS
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) Cisco
2 29 (39.73%) Avaya
3 24 (32.88%) Tandberg
4 14 (19.18%) Oracle
4 14 (19.18%) Genesys
5 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.07%) Juniper
7 10 (13.70%) Polycom
8 7 (9.59%) F5
8 7 (9.59%) Verint
9 5 (6.85%) Adobe
10 4 (5.48%) SAP
11 3 (4.11%) BT
12 2 (2.74%) VMware
12 2 (2.74%) Mitel
12 2 (2.74%) NetScout
12 2 (2.74%) SevOne
12 2 (2.74%) Ciena
12 2 (2.74%) Apple
12 2 (2.74%) Reuters