Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 October 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 438 312 382
Rank change year-on-year -126 +70 +56
Contract jobs citing VoIP 121 57 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 3.63% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 137
10th Percentile £150 £150 £163
25th Percentile £189 £230 £208
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £380 £350
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -
75th Percentile £523 £500 £450
90th Percentile £638 £556 £538
England median daily rate £400 £370 £333
% change year-on-year +8.11% +11.28% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -

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 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 3,487 1,569 3,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.70% 11.09% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,402 1,072 2,703
10th Percentile £285 £263 £200
25th Percentile £413 £388 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £645 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £656
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 19 99
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £22.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -19.64% +30.23% +13.16%
75th Percentile £37.75 £41.88 £47.25
90th Percentile £53.35 £58.60 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.51 £31.50 £25.40
% change year-on-year -34.89% +24.02% +35.61%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in London

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VoIP in London.

Daily rate trend for VoIP in London

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VoIP in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VoIP in London

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VoIP in London.

Hourly rate trend for VoIP in London

VoIP
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 VoIP within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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 -49 17 £280 +16.67% 15
West London -13 4 £563 +25.00% 11
East London -11 2 £150 -62.50% 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 47 (38.84%) Cisco
2 42 (34.71%) LAN
2 42 (34.71%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.75%) Windows
5 34 (28.10%) Telecoms
6 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 31 (25.62%) Social Skills
8 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
9 25 (20.66%) WAN
10 24 (19.83%) Firewall
11 22 (18.18%) Windows 10
12 20 (16.53%) WebEx
12 20 (16.53%) SCCM
13 19 (15.70%) Migration
13 19 (15.70%) Wireless
14 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
15 17 (14.05%) Finance
15 17 (14.05%) Degree
16 16 (13.22%) CCNP
17 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (12.40%) Network Security
17 15 (12.40%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (12.40%) Cisco CUCM
17 15 (12.40%) Mac OS
18 14 (11.57%) Unified Communications
18 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
18 14 (11.57%) DNS
19 13 (10.74%) VMware

VoIP
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 (6.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.96%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.71%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (8.26%) Azure
3 9 (7.44%) AWS
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.13%) Serverless
5 4 (3.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.48%) IaaS
6 3 (2.48%) SaaS
7 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.65%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.83%) GCP
8 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.71%) LAN
2 27 (22.31%) TCP/IP
3 25 (20.66%) WAN
4 24 (19.83%) Firewall
5 20 (16.53%) WebEx
6 19 (15.70%) Wireless
7 15 (12.40%) Network Security
7 15 (12.40%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (11.57%) DNS
8 14 (11.57%) Unified Communications
9 12 (9.92%) DHCP
9 12 (9.92%) VLAN
10 11 (9.09%) FTP
10 11 (9.09%) ICMP
10 11 (9.09%) MPLS
10 11 (9.09%) PBX
10 11 (9.09%) SMTP
11 10 (8.26%) Internet
11 10 (8.26%) TETRA
12 9 (7.44%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
General
1 34 (28.10%) Telecoms
2 31 (25.62%) Social Skills
3 17 (14.05%) Finance
4 13 (10.74%) Banking
5 6 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (4.13%) Billing
7 4 (3.31%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (3.31%) Local Government
7 4 (3.31%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.48%) Retail
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) Network Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) Architect
4 11 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.79%) IT Support
7 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Specialist
8 5 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) XMPP
2 4 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.31%) Middleware
3 2 (1.65%) GraphQL
3 2 (1.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) Apollo GraphQL
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) WPF
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (8.26%) CCTV
2 10 (8.26%) Fibre Optics
3 8 (6.61%) SCADA
4 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.13%) BYOD
5 5 (4.13%) Life Science
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) PKI
7 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.48%) User Experience
8 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.65%) EPoS
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.83%) Handset
9 1 (0.83%) STB
9 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Windows
2 22 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.40%) Mac OS
5 13 (10.74%) Apple iOS
6 9 (7.44%) Android
7 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.13%) Linux
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) Unix
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.74%) Project Delivery
4 12 (9.92%) ITIL
4 12 (9.92%) Service Management
5 9 (7.44%) ITSM
6 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (6.61%) SABSA
6 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.61%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.79%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.79%) CRM
7 7 (5.79%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.13%) BCP
8 5 (4.13%) Biology
8 5 (4.13%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.13%) Server Management
8 5 (4.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.48%) C
2 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.48%) Python
3 2 (1.65%) Apple Swift
3 2 (1.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.05%) Degree
3 16 (13.22%) CCNP
4 10 (8.26%) CCNA
5 8 (6.61%) CISSP
6 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.31%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) CISM
7 4 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.31%) CRISC
7 4 (3.31%) GIAC
8 3 (2.48%) MCP
8 3 (2.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) ACMT
10 1 (0.83%) CCDP
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) SCCM
2 15 (12.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) SCSM
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Cisco
2 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.74%) VMware
4 9 (7.44%) Meraki
4 9 (7.44%) Siemens
5 8 (6.61%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.96%) Dialogic
6 6 (4.96%) Sonus
7 5 (4.13%) Aruba
7 5 (4.13%) Polycom
7 5 (4.13%) Xerox
8 4 (3.31%) F5
9 3 (2.48%) Avaya
9 3 (2.48%) HP
9 3 (2.48%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle
9 3 (2.48%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.65%) Apple
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) Juniper