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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 34 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.66% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 5.26% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £415 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +72.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
33 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.04% 12.54% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 51
Median daily rate £415 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDA
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) 802.11
4 2 (33.33%) IronPort
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security

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 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) 802.11
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) IronPort
4 2 (33.33%) Mitel
5 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds