Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 221 234
Rank change year-on-year +59 +13 -32
Contract jobs citing VoIP 31 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 4.66% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 16
City of London median daily rate £328 £410 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.12% +11.19% +13.46%
10th Percentile £207 £222 £124
90th Percentile £488 £499 £445
Central London median daily rate £343 £306 £315
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.78% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
City of London median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.35% +1.79%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year - +40.35% +1.79%

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 533 730 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.89% 10.80% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 556 582
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £204 £163 £225
90th Percentile £663 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £428 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +0.59% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +15.15% -15.21%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.03 £25.50 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.93% +19.87% -17.11%

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 19 January 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) Network Security
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (29.03%) OSPF
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) Wireless
7 8 (25.81%) CCNP
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (22.58%) WLAN
8 7 (22.58%) Blackberry
8 7 (22.58%) IPsec
8 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.13%) NAS

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 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Azure
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) AWS
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 2 (6.45%) G Suite
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
1 13 (41.94%) LAN
1 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) BGP
2 10 (32.26%) Network Security
2 10 (32.26%) VPN
3 9 (29.03%) OSPF
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) IPsec
5 7 (22.58%) WLAN
6 6 (19.35%) IP Telephony
6 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (16.13%) HSRP
7 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (16.13%) Multicast
7 5 (16.13%) NAS
7 5 (16.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Deskside Support
4 4 (12.90%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Blackberry
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) Mac OS
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
1 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Statistics
3 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
3 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.23%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) UAG
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Iperf
2 1 (3.23%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Bloomberg
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Fidessa
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.23%) Okta