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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 150 156
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.26% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 27
Median daily rate £237 £441 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.40% +26.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £360 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £478 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +10.71% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 399 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.39% 11.79% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 295 502
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) MS Office
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) ISDN
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) PBX
7 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.71%) NICE Systems
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (10.71%) Mitel
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) CCNP
8 3 (10.71%) CCNA
8 3 (10.71%) SAN
8 3 (10.71%) Change Management

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) Wireless
3 6 (21.43%) ISDN
4 5 (17.86%) PBX
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) Broadband
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) FTP
7 2 (7.14%) MPLS
7 2 (7.14%) NGN
7 2 (7.14%) OSPF
7 2 (7.14%) PABX
7 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Audio Visual Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) CCTV
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Handset
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
3 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (3.57%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Design
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) Control-M
2 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Mitel
4 3 (10.71%) NICE Systems
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Siemens
6 1 (3.57%) Axway
6 1 (3.57%) BEA
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
City, London
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