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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 577 571 592
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing XMPP 35 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.099% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 6
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£400 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 24 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 19 September 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 +9 33 £400 +14.28% 5
London +34 23 £400 - 2
West Midlands -9 9 £400 +73.91% 1
City of London - 9 £325 - 2
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Essex - 1 £400 - 1
Shropshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (66.20%) Cisco
2 24 (33.80%) Lync
2 24 (33.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (30.99%) Windows
4 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.94%) MPLS
6 16 (22.54%) VoIP
7 15 (21.13%) Migration
7 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
8 14 (19.72%) Cisco IPT
8 14 (19.72%) VPN
9 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (16.90%) WAN
10 12 (16.90%) LAN
10 12 (16.90%) Firewall
11 11 (15.49%) Unified Communications
12 10 (14.08%) Android
12 10 (14.08%) Banking
12 10 (14.08%) IP Telephony
12 10 (14.08%) CCNA
13 9 (12.68%) ITIL
13 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (12.68%) Reuters
13 9 (12.68%) OPNET
13 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
13 9 (12.68%) Eikon
14 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
14 8 (11.27%) Android Development
14 8 (11.27%) TDD

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (33.80%) Lync
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) MindAlign
3 6 (8.45%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) MPLS
2 16 (22.54%) VoIP
3 14 (19.72%) Cisco IPT
3 14 (19.72%) VPN
4 12 (16.90%) WAN
4 12 (16.90%) LAN
4 12 (16.90%) Firewall
5 11 (15.49%) Unified Communications
6 10 (14.08%) IP Telephony
7 7 (9.86%) IPsec
8 6 (8.45%) Wireless
9 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.04%) Softphone
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.63%) ISDN
11 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.82%) OSPF
12 2 (2.82%) BGP
12 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Gradle
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Network Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Network Support
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Support
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Android Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) JSON
1 6 (8.45%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.82%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.82%) J2SE
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.08%) Android
4 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Migration
2 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.27%) Android Development
3 8 (11.27%) TDD
4 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
4 7 (9.86%) Network Management
5 6 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.04%) Data Management
6 5 (7.04%) Master Data Management
6 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.23%) MVC
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.82%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) Java
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C++
3 6 (8.45%) C
4 5 (7.04%) VBA
4 5 (7.04%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.08%) CCNA
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 3 (4.23%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) CCVP
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (7.04%) Xen
1 5 (7.04%) vSphere
1 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (12.68%) OPNET
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) Cisco
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) Reuters
3 9 (12.68%) SolarWinds
4 6 (8.45%) Lotus
5 5 (7.04%) NetApp
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) EMC
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 5 (7.04%) VMware
6 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.41%) Verint
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