The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 63 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 39 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 0.70% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 3.13% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 19
Median daily rate £356 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £225 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £75.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +5.74%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
443 543 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.95% 22.35% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 266 314
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £451 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Reading +19 24 £363 - 1
Maidenhead +4 7 £400 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £338 - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 42 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (41.43%) CCNP
5 26 (37.14%) Unified Communications
6 22 (31.43%) CCNA
7 21 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (27.14%) CCIE
9 16 (22.86%) LAN
9 16 (22.86%) WAN
10 15 (21.43%) Migration
10 15 (21.43%) Cisco UCCX
11 14 (20.00%) Firewall
12 13 (18.57%) Cisco UCCE
13 12 (17.14%) Network Design
13 12 (17.14%) IVR
13 12 (17.14%) MPLS
13 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.43%) ITIL
14 8 (11.43%) Windows
15 7 (10.00%) Oracle
15 7 (10.00%) VPN
15 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (10.00%) High Availability
15 7 (10.00%) Degree
16 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
16 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (8.57%) Project Management
16 6 (8.57%) H.323

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (5.71%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) Unified Communications
2 16 (22.86%) LAN
2 16 (22.86%) WAN
3 14 (20.00%) Firewall
4 12 (17.14%) MPLS
4 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.00%) VPN
6 6 (8.57%) CTI
6 6 (8.57%) H.323
6 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
6 6 (8.57%) WLAN
7 5 (7.14%) PSTN
7 5 (7.14%) SCCP
8 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.71%) PBX
8 4 (5.71%) RTP
8 4 (5.71%) xDSL
9 3 (4.29%) 4G
9 3 (4.29%) BGP
9 3 (4.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Designer
8 3 (4.29%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) VoIP Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) XMPP
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) CORBA
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) JTAPI
3 1 (1.43%) RESTful
3 1 (1.43%) SAML
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) IVR
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Migration
2 12 (17.14%) Network Design
3 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.00%) High Availability
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
6 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) Information Security
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Validation
7 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (41.43%) CCNP
3 22 (31.43%) CCNA
4 19 (27.14%) CCIE
5 7 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (5.71%) CCVP
8 3 (4.29%) CCDP
8 3 (4.29%) CISSP
8 3 (4.29%) SANS
8 3 (4.29%) SSCP
9 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.86%) SCSA
9 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.43%) CCIP
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (21.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.86%) QRadar
5 1 (1.43%) Kibana
5 1 (1.43%) logstash
5 1 (1.43%) Nessus
5 1 (1.43%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.43%) Nmap
5 1 (1.43%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.57%) Genesys
4 5 (7.14%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
5 4 (5.71%) Mitel
5 4 (5.71%) Splunk
6 3 (4.29%) Apple
6 3 (4.29%) Avaya
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 2 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) GENBAND
7 2 (2.86%) Huawei
7 2 (2.86%) Nortel
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
7 2 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (1.43%) Qualys
8 1 (1.43%) Tandberg