The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 30 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.03% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 5.41% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +5.12%
VoIP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.99% 9.56% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 24
Median daily rate £425 £313 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £473 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Bedfordshire region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Bedfordshire region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +5 3 - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 3 (37.50%) IronPort
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) 802.11
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) CCDA
5 3 (37.50%) CCDP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) 802.11
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) VRRP
7 1 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (12.50%) ICMP
7 1 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDA
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (37.50%) IronPort
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Mitel
7 1 (12.50%) Progress