Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 219 224
Rank change year-on-year +76 +5 -23
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 23 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 3.14% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 22
Median daily rate £210 £330 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -7.30% +18.67%
10th Percentile £138 £197 £134
90th Percentile £581 £520 £535
Central London median daily rate £360 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +3.60% -0.71% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.76% -27.13%
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year - +26.76% -27.13%

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 305 733 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.62% 11.32% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 547 688
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £212 £210 £233
90th Percentile £653 £656 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £486 £450
% change year-on-year -7.46% +8.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 26
Median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +79.56% -9.85%
10th Percentile £27.73 £18.47 £12.13
90th Percentile £53.35 £43.73 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.75 £26.75 £18.10
% change year-on-year +33.64% +47.79% -9.85%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VoIP in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VoIP in the City of London

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VoIP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Skype
5 4 (28.57%) Telepresence
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 4 (28.57%) Verint
5 4 (28.57%) RightFax
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) OpenText
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) WFM
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) SaaS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Publishing
7 2 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Skype
2 4 (28.57%) Telepresence
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Owner
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) WFM
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Personalization
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) OpenText
2 4 (28.57%) RightFax
2 4 (28.57%) Verint
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Okta
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec