Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 234 197
Rank change year-on-year +16 -37 +20
Contract jobs citing VoIP 38 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.33% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 3.17% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 26
City of London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £141 £128 £159
90th Percentile £497 £503 £550
Central London median daily rate £281 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -25.00% +15.38% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +8.33% -34.25%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £111.25 £13.00 £27.38
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% +8.33% -34.25%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 778 758 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.90% 10.55% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 585 702
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £203 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.16% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.08 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.00% -15.79% +7.10%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
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 VoIP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
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 VoIP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -49 2 £450 +50.00%
VoIP
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) DHCP
6 13 (34.21%) VPN
7 11 (28.95%) WAN
7 11 (28.95%) OSPF
7 11 (28.95%) Office 365
8 10 (26.32%) SCCM
8 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 10 (26.32%) Citrix
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (23.68%) BGP
9 9 (23.68%) Wireless
9 9 (23.68%) IPsec
10 8 (21.05%) Apple
10 8 (21.05%) SSL
10 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
11 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.42%) Unix

VoIP
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) G Suite
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) iTunes
5 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) DHCP
4 13 (34.21%) VPN
5 11 (28.95%) OSPF
5 11 (28.95%) WAN
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
6 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) BGP
7 9 (23.68%) IPsec
7 9 (23.68%) Wireless
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (21.05%) SSL
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (13.16%) Skype
11 4 (10.53%) MPLS
11 4 (10.53%) PBX
11 4 (10.53%) WLAN
12 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
13 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) French Language
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) German Language
4 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) PDA
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Android
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Server Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCIE
3 4 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.63%) CCDA
6 1 (2.63%) CCDP
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) XenApp
2 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Perfmon
3 2 (5.26%) Rundeck
3 2 (5.26%) Terraform
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) Apple
4 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
6 5 (13.16%) Ivanti
6 5 (13.16%) Mitel
7 4 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (10.53%) Meraki
7 4 (10.53%) MobileIron
7 4 (10.53%) VMware
8 3 (7.89%) Arista
8 3 (7.89%) Google
9 2 (5.26%) Aruba
9 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
9 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Reuters