Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 213 198
Rank change year-on-year -21 -15 +30
Contract jobs citing VoIP 28 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 4.63% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 34
City of London median daily rate £423 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +11.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £120 £212 £162
90th Percentile £493 £506 £538
Central London median daily rate £300 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -23.08% +11.43% -21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £62.50 £24.36 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.57% +103.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £16.25 £23.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £111.25 £25.04 £27.38
Central London median hourly rate £62.50 £24.36 £12.00
% change year-on-year +156.57% +103.00% -17.24%

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 802 713 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.44% 10.40% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 558 747
City of London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £212 £287
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 13
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.91 £11.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £29.56 £24.17
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -10.53% +5.67%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 £450 -
VoIP
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (28.57%) Office 365
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (25.00%) SCCM
6 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 7 (25.00%) Apple
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
7 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) IPsec
8 5 (17.86%) MPLS
8 5 (17.86%) Information Security
9 4 (14.29%) Mitel
9 4 (14.29%) VMware

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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) iTunes
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (21.43%) OSPF
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) IPsec
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) BGP
7 4 (14.29%) Skype
7 4 (14.29%) SSL
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.71%) PBX
9 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) FTP
9 2 (7.14%) SMTP
9 2 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) DataStage
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.14%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) French Language
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) German Language
3 2 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) Server Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Perfmon
3 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 7 (25.00%) Apple
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) Meraki
5 4 (14.29%) Mitel
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Arista
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Ivanti
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Google
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Reuters