Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 835 802
Rank change year-on-year -31 -33 +29
Contract jobs citing H.323 30 51 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.049% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 38
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £369 £264 £284
90th Percentile £505 £538 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £358 £425
% change year-on-year +16.08% -15.88% +37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14116 16276 15916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 15.50% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 9824 9211
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 834 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.89 £48.26 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

H.323
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing H.323 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for H.323 in the UK

H.323
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

H.323
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing H.323 over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for H.323 in the UK

H.323
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

H.323
Top 9 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -25 29 £425 -2.86% 2
UK excluding London +23 16 £415 +16.08% 2
London -18 14 £429 -9.68%
Midlands +30 5 £400 -
West Midlands +19 5 £400 -
East of England 0 4 £402 -3.16%
South East -2 4 £480 +60.00% 2
South West -1 2 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 15 (50.00%) PBX
3 15 (50.00%) VoIP
3 15 (50.00%) Avaya
4 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (43.33%) ISDN
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) IVR
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (30.00%) CCIE
8 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 9 (30.00%) Legal
8 9 (30.00%) Skype
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
10 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) IPsec
10 7 (23.33%) MPLS
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.00%) XMPP
11 6 (20.00%) CTI
11 6 (20.00%) SCCP
11 6 (20.00%) QSIG
11 6 (20.00%) Firewall
11 6 (20.00%) LAN

H.323
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 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 15 (50.00%) PBX
2 15 (50.00%) VoIP
3 13 (43.33%) ISDN
4 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 9 (30.00%) Skype
5 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (23.33%) IPsec
6 7 (23.33%) MPLS
6 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (23.33%) Wireless
7 6 (20.00%) CTI
7 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) PSTN
7 6 (20.00%) QSIG
7 6 (20.00%) SCCP
8 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Legal
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Voice Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Voice Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) XMPP
2 5 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) IVR
2 9 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Runbook
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 4 (13.33%) DNA
3 4 (13.33%) Information Management
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.00%) Presales
4 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCIE
3 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) CCVP
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 3 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Avaya
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Genesys
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) NICE Systems
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) Sonus
7 1 (3.33%) Tandberg