The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 87 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.32% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 5.12% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £505 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
VoIP
South East

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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 14 £279 -17.46% 9
Maidenhead - 4 £350 - 1
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough +2 1 £338 - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 44 (47.31%) Cisco
2 34 (36.56%) Telecoms
3 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (31.18%) Firewall
5 22 (23.66%) CCNP
6 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
6 19 (20.43%) VPN
7 16 (17.20%) VoLTE
8 15 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
8 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 14 (15.05%) CCNA
9 14 (15.05%) LAN
10 13 (13.98%) MS Office
10 13 (13.98%) Windows
10 13 (13.98%) HP
10 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 12 (12.90%) Service Management
11 12 (12.90%) Validation
11 12 (12.90%) CheckPoint
12 11 (11.83%) RTP
12 11 (11.83%) UNIX
12 11 (11.83%) ATM
12 11 (11.83%) LTE
13 10 (10.75%) F5
13 10 (10.75%) Linux
13 10 (10.75%) WAN
13 10 (10.75%) Ethernet
13 10 (10.75%) Wireless
13 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Lync
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Zope
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Office
2 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.18%) Firewall
2 19 (20.43%) VPN
3 16 (17.20%) VoLTE
4 15 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
5 14 (15.05%) LAN
6 13 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (11.83%) LTE
7 11 (11.83%) RTP
7 11 (11.83%) ATM
8 10 (10.75%) WAN
8 10 (10.75%) Ethernet
8 10 (10.75%) Wireless
8 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (9.68%) SNMP
9 9 (9.68%) 3G
9 9 (9.68%) BGP
10 8 (8.60%) MPLS
10 8 (8.60%) IPsec
11 7 (7.53%) SS7
11 7 (7.53%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (36.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Back Office
3 6 (6.45%) Billing
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.23%) Front Office
6 2 (2.15%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Test Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Design Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Tester
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Tester
7 4 (4.30%) Wintel Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Back Office Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) CSS
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) XMPP
1 1 (1.08%) RESTful
1 1 (1.08%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) IPTV
5 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) UNIX
3 10 (10.75%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) Solaris
5 4 (4.30%) VMS
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Service Management
1 12 (12.90%) Validation
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Network Design
3 8 (8.60%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
5 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
5 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 6 (6.45%) Benchmarking
6 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.38%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
6 5 (5.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.30%) CRM
7 4 (4.30%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.23%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) Python
2 1 (1.08%) Erlang
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.66%) CCNP
3 14 (15.05%) CCNA
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) ISEB
5 6 (6.45%) SCSA
5 6 (6.45%) CCIE
5 6 (6.45%) Sun Certification
6 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) CISSP
7 2 (2.15%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCVP
7 2 (2.15%) CCSP
7 2 (2.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.23%) SCCM
4 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) Cisco
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) HP
4 12 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.75%) F5
6 9 (9.68%) Huawei
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) Sun
8 6 (6.45%) Veritas
9 3 (3.23%) Avaya
9 3 (3.23%) VMware
9 3 (3.23%) Verint
10 2 (2.15%) Radware
10 2 (2.15%) Redback
10 2 (2.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (2.15%) Nokia
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
11 1 (1.08%) EMC
11 1 (1.08%) Mitel
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago