The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for H.323 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited H.323 over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

H.323 (H323)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 618 593
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25  
Contract jobs citing H.323 14 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 26
Median daily rate £450 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £364 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £499 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +5.16% +7.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

H.323 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3818 5273 4473
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 431 468
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

H.323
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing H.323 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for H.323 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing H.323.

Contractor daily rate trend for H.323 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing H.323 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for H.323 in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing H.323.

Contractor hourly rate trend for H.323 in the UK

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Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing H.323 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +25 14 £450 +7.14% 4
London +4 9 £450 -5.26% 3
West Midlands +24 2 £400 +8.10%
Birmingham +14 2 £400 +8.10%
North West +23 1 £365 -2.66%
South East +23 1 £500 +17.64%
Cheshire +11 1 £365 -2.66%
Hampshire +6 1 £500 +17.64%
East of England - 1 £415 -
Farnborough - 1 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £415 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing H.323 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for H.323.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 9 (45.00%) MGCP
5 8 (40.00%) Skype
5 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 6 (30.00%) PBX
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) Wireless
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (25.00%) XMPP
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
9 4 (20.00%) Avaya
9 4 (20.00%) CTI
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (15.00%) Network Security
10 3 (15.00%) Banking
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (15.00%) Mentoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) VoIP
2 9 (45.00%) MGCP
3 8 (40.00%) Skype
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (30.00%) PBX
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) CTI
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.00%) FTP
8 3 (15.00%) IPsec
8 3 (15.00%) ISDN
8 3 (15.00%) LDAP
8 3 (15.00%) MPLS
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Collaboration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Voice Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XMPP
2 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) IVR
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Verint
6 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) NetScout
6 1 (5.00%) Reuters
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) SevOne
6 1 (5.00%) Speakerbus
6 1 (5.00%) VMware