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 3 months to 23 April 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.

IP Telephony
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 412 362
Rank change year-on-year +29 -50  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 30 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.09% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 46
Median daily rate £450 £420 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +48.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £341 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £257
% change year-on-year +5.71% +36.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -27.50% -4.34%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2377 2934 3020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.60% 12.67% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 2018 1938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 81
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.34 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 2 £220 -39.72% 1
Hillingdon - 1 £315 -
IP Telephony
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 25 (45.45%) Cisco
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Telecoms
3 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
4 15 (27.27%) WAN
5 14 (25.45%) VoIP
5 14 (25.45%) LAN
6 13 (23.64%) Windows
6 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (20.00%) CCNP
7 11 (20.00%) Citrix
7 11 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) Avaya
9 9 (16.36%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) VMware
9 9 (16.36%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (14.55%) Skype for Business
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (14.55%) Finance
10 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
11 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
11 7 (12.73%) C
11 7 (12.73%) SCCM
11 7 (12.73%) TDD
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco IPT

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 8 (14.55%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) WAN
2 14 (25.45%) LAN
2 14 (25.45%) VoIP
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.91%) MPLS
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security
4 6 (10.91%) VPN
5 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) Skype
5 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) Telepresence
5 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 4 (7.27%) BGP
6 4 (7.27%) PBX
6 4 (7.27%) VLAN
7 3 (5.45%) CTI
7 3 (5.45%) Internet
7 3 (5.45%) SAN
7 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (30.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
1 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Avaya Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.27%) Telephony Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.45%) HTML5
4 3 (5.45%) Middleware
4 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.82%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.82%) OpenID
6 1 (1.82%) React
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.27%) IVR
6 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.64%) PKI
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) TDD
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.27%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Email Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (5.45%) MVC
6 3 (5.45%) Server Building
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
6 3 (5.45%) WFM
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) C#
2 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) C
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) CCIE
5 3 (5.45%) MCDST
5 3 (5.45%) MCP
5 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) CCDP
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
7 1 (1.82%) CCVP
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) KVM
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.64%) Firmware
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (12.73%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (5.45%) WSUS
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.82%) Cacti
6 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Citrix
3 10 (18.18%) Avaya
4 9 (16.36%) VMware
5 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
6 6 (10.91%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Polycom
7 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 5 (9.09%) Verint
8 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 3 (5.45%) Equitrac
9 3 (5.45%) Nortel
9 3 (5.45%) Remedy
10 2 (3.64%) BroadSoft
10 2 (3.64%) F5
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) NICE Systems
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint