Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 199 214
Rank change year-on-year -31 +15 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 4.10% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 18
City of London median daily rate £363 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -17.46% +21.15%
10th Percentile £122 £159 £145
90th Percentile £451 £565 £499
Central London median daily rate £315 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -3.08% -18.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
City of London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -31.25% +39.13%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £23.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £29.48 £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -13.64% -31.25% +11.63%

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 740 830 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.38% 13.45% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 642 559
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £233
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
Central London median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 18
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -19.15% +25.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.10 £15.30
90th Percentile £22.63 £55.00 £32.52
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.11% -7.32% +9.63%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -2 1 £300 -52.00%
VoIP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 6 (27.27%) Skype
5 5 (22.73%) Office 365
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) Apple
6 4 (18.18%) Android
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) WebEx
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 2 (9.09%) Broadband
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) SMTP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP

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 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) WebEx
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Broadband
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) DSL
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Lync Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) VML
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) IVR
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Case Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCENT
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) MiFID
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Ionix
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Apple
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 2 (9.09%) BroadSoft
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Reuters
4 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.55%) Nortel
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware