The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 584 582 576
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing XMPP 41 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.061% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.22% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £306 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMPP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend

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

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMPP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XMPP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XMPP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XMPP
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -3 41 £425 +6.25% 6
London +25 31 £450 +12.50% 2
City of London +6 10 £450 +46.93% 1
East of England +5 4 £250 -37.50% 3
Hertfordshire +4 3 £250 -37.50%
South East -17 3 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £250 -
Essex -3 1 £300 -25.00%
West Midlands -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Woking - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £338 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
North West - 1 £338 -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 66 (82.50%) Cisco
2 43 (53.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 30 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 24 (30.00%) LAN
5 22 (27.50%) Unified Communications
6 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (25.00%) Firewall
7 19 (23.75%) WAN
8 18 (22.50%) Lync
8 18 (22.50%) VoIP
9 17 (21.25%) CCNP
10 16 (20.00%) MPLS
10 16 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 15 (18.75%) Wireless
12 14 (17.50%) VPN
13 13 (16.25%) Finance
13 13 (16.25%) Migration
14 12 (15.00%) CCVP
14 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.75%) VMware
15 11 (13.75%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (13.75%) Android
15 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
16 10 (12.50%) WebEx
16 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (12.50%) Banking
16 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.50%) OSPF
16 10 (12.50%) ITIL
17 9 (11.25%) Windows

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (22.50%) Lync
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) MindAlign
6 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.00%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.75%) Yammer
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) LAN
2 22 (27.50%) Unified Communications
3 20 (25.00%) Firewall
4 19 (23.75%) WAN
5 18 (22.50%) VoIP
6 16 (20.00%) MPLS
7 15 (18.75%) Wireless
8 14 (17.50%) VPN
9 10 (12.50%) OSPF
9 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (12.50%) WebEx
10 9 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.25%) VLAN
11 8 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.75%) BGP
12 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.75%) DMZ
12 7 (8.75%) WLAN
13 6 (7.50%) IP Telephony
13 6 (7.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Xcode
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) GCC
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Voice Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Network Support
7 4 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Web Services
1 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (1.25%) Symfony
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) OAuth
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.25%) REST
3 1 (1.25%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.25%) J2ME
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.25%) Ajax
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.00%) IVR
4 4 (5.00%) iPad
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) SecurID
6 2 (2.50%) Handset
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Social Media
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Migration
2 10 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (10.00%) Project Management
4 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.50%) Service Management
5 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.50%) Investment Management
5 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) Network Management
6 5 (6.25%) Network Design
6 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.00%) Data Management
7 4 (5.00%) Information Management
7 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.75%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.75%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C
2 2 (2.50%) Java
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) XAML
3 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.25%) PHP5
3 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.25%) CCNP
3 12 (15.00%) CCVP
4 7 (8.75%) CCNA
5 5 (6.25%) CCIE
5 5 (6.25%) CCSA
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) CCSE
7 1 (1.25%) CCDP
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (53.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 30 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.00%) OPNET
4 4 (5.00%) XenMobile
4 4 (5.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (82.50%) Cisco
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.50%) MobileIron
5 6 (7.50%) Citrix
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.25%) BT
6 5 (6.25%) Avaya
6 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.00%) Aruba
7 4 (5.00%) F5
7 4 (5.00%) Google
7 4 (5.00%) Polycom
8 3 (3.75%) Verint
8 3 (3.75%) CyberTech
9 2 (2.50%) Tandberg
9 2 (2.50%) Sonus
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
City of London
Mason Frank
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