The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IP Telephony
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 156 190
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.060% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.94% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £375 £400 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £21.00
% change year-on-year +104.03% -0.80%  

IP Telephony is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 343 464 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.34% 13.95% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 366 554
Median daily rate £425 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the City of London

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IP Telephony in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in the City of London

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Email Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) WFM
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Email Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec