Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 199 209
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 4.01% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 20
City of London median daily rate £333 £243 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.11% -37.42% +14.81%
10th Percentile £154 £141 £206
90th Percentile £505 £476 £532
Central London median daily rate £325 £240 £400
% change year-on-year +35.70% -40.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
City of London median hourly rate £17.75 £24.36 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.13% +1.50% +39.13%
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.80 £23.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.29 £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.75 £24.36 £24.00
% change year-on-year -27.13% +1.50% +39.13%

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 833 724 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.83% 11.70% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 545 538
City of London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £233 £211 £225
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 22
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.83 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.08% -7.12% +25.67%
10th Percentile £11.78 £13.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.50 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.93 £22.50 £21.98
% change year-on-year -24.78% +2.39% +17.51%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 - 1 £300 -
VoIP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Android
4 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
4 7 (30.43%) Skype
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) PBX
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) Mitel
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) PSTN
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Apple
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) SCCM
9 2 (8.70%) System Testing

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 7 (30.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Skype
2 6 (26.09%) PBX
3 4 (17.39%) PSTN
4 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) H.323
5 2 (8.70%) ISDN
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Broadband
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (4.35%) SMTP
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) VoIP Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) PBX Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
1 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Case Management
4 1 (4.35%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.35%) Server Building
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) CCVP
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) Mitel
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Meraki
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Polycom
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Nortel
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens