Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 229 201
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 2.83% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
City of London median daily rate £348 £362 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.01% +11.38% -16.13%
10th Percentile £193 £160 £184
90th Percentile £521 £538 £459
Central London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £24.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -27.13% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.75 £15.80
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.00 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £24.36
% 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 733 882 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.33% 12.64% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 693 516
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £208
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £486 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.06% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 22
City of London median hourly rate £32.50 £18.10 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.56% -9.85% -16.34%
10th Percentile £18.47 £12.13 £12.92
90th Percentile £43.73 £33.00 £29.98
Central London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.10 £20.08
% change year-on-year +47.79% -9.85% -5.92%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 - -
VoIP
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) OSPF
3 11 (47.83%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) CCNP
4 10 (43.48%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) CCIE
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) Public Cloud
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) BC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Office 365
7 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
7 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (26.09%) Internet
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) Project Management
7 6 (26.09%) Ethernet

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 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) BGP
2 11 (47.83%) OSPF
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
6 6 (26.09%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) IPsec
7 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
8 4 (17.39%) Converged Networks
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 3 (13.04%) IPv4
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) International Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Reinsurance
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCIE
4 6 (26.09%) BC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (26.09%) CCDA
4 6 (26.09%) CCDP
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) CCVP
5 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (4.35%) PMP
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.35%) Kibana
4 1 (4.35%) logstash
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Google
6 2 (8.70%) Ivanti
6 2 (8.70%) Polycom
6 2 (8.70%) Red Box
6 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam