Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 6 months to 19 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.

IP Telephony
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 538 550
Rank change year-on-year -34 +12 -55
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 56 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.02% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 29
London median daily rate £275 £400 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +73.91% -38.67%
10th Percentile £150 £182 £118
90th Percentile £438 £488 £488
England median daily rate £263 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -30.00% +15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +51.52% -17.50%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.65 £10.60
90th Percentile £17.75 £33.00 £25.35
England median hourly rate £14.65 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.89% +8.57% -12.50%

IP Telephony 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,271 5,490 5,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.34% 13.11% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,613 3,601 3,538
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £223
90th Percentile £625 £600 £589
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 150 160
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.71 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -10.41% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.50 £12.03
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +6.02%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in London

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IP Telephony in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in London

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in London

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in London

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -29 12 £425 +13.33% 4
West London -16 6 £350 -17.65% 4
South London -31 4 £275 -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 London region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) Cisco
3 23 (41.07%) Windows
4 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 18 (32.14%) LAN
6 16 (28.57%) Citrix
7 15 (26.79%) ITIL
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (25.00%) Firewall
8 14 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (23.21%) SCCM
9 13 (23.21%) MPLS
10 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
10 12 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (19.64%) Office 365
11 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.64%) Migration
11 11 (19.64%) VMware
12 10 (17.86%) Skype for Business
13 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.07%) Project Management
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (14.29%) Network Security
14 8 (14.29%) Server Building
14 8 (14.29%) Email Migration
14 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.29%) Skype
15 7 (12.50%) Windows 10

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) WAN
2 18 (32.14%) LAN
3 14 (25.00%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) MPLS
5 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (14.29%) Network Security
6 8 (14.29%) Skype
7 7 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (10.71%) BGP
8 6 (10.71%) SAN
8 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.93%) Internet
10 4 (7.14%) VoIP
10 4 (7.14%) VPN
11 3 (5.36%) DHCP
11 3 (5.36%) DNS
11 3 (5.36%) IPv4
11 3 (5.36%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) French Language
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
1 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
1 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
5 5 (8.93%) iPad
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) CMDB
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 11 (19.64%) Migration
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) Email Migration
5 8 (14.29%) Server Building
6 4 (7.14%) Break/Fix
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
7 3 (5.36%) Presales
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Information Management
9 1 (1.79%) ITSM
9 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CCNP
2 6 (10.71%) MCP
3 5 (8.93%) CCIE
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (5.36%) CCIE Wireless
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCDE
5 2 (3.57%) CCDP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.57%) MBA
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco CME
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.07%) Cisco
3 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) VMware
5 6 (10.71%) Wyse
6 5 (8.93%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Ivanti
6 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
7 4 (7.14%) CommVault
7 4 (7.14%) Mitel
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.36%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) Juniper
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) Avaya
9 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.57%) Polycom
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.79%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.79%) Veeam