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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 70 65 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Contract jobs citing VoIP 61 63 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 2.34% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 9.91% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 6
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£288 £235 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -34.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £100 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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
745 636 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.68% 23.62% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 228 198
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 20
Average hourly rate £36.75 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.16% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 21 £288 +2.67% 10
Newbury -4 6 £135 -22.85% 1
Bracknell -1 2 £500 -
Slough -7 2 £168 -45.96%
Maidenhead -2 1 £350 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (41.75%) Cisco
2 37 (35.92%) Firewall
3 33 (32.04%) Telecoms
4 31 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
6 22 (21.36%) VPN
7 21 (20.39%) Windows
8 19 (18.45%) Linux
8 19 (18.45%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (16.50%) CCNP
9 17 (16.50%) LAN
9 17 (16.50%) CheckPoint
10 16 (15.53%) LTE
11 15 (14.56%) Wireless
11 15 (14.56%) WAN
12 14 (13.59%) F5
13 13 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (12.62%) VoLTE
13 13 (12.62%) UNIX
14 12 (11.65%) CCNA
14 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
14 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
14 12 (11.65%) ITIL
14 12 (11.65%) RTP
14 12 (11.65%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (11.65%) Unified Communications
15 10 (9.71%) GSM
15 10 (9.71%) HP
16 9 (8.74%) CCIE
16 9 (8.74%) DNS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) Lync
3 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.97%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Office
2 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.92%) Firewall
2 22 (21.36%) VPN
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (16.50%) LAN
5 16 (15.53%) LTE
6 15 (14.56%) Wireless
6 15 (14.56%) WAN
7 13 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (12.62%) VoLTE
8 12 (11.65%) RTP
8 12 (11.65%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (11.65%) Unified Communications
9 10 (9.71%) GSM
10 9 (8.74%) DNS
10 9 (8.74%) 3G
10 9 (8.74%) BGP
10 9 (8.74%) VLAN
11 8 (7.77%) IPsec
11 8 (7.77%) Megaco
11 8 (7.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.97%) Hudson
3 1 (0.97%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (32.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.74%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Billing
5 2 (1.94%) French Language
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) Design Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Architect
4 7 (6.80%) Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) IP Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) SOAP
2 1 (0.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) XMPP
2 1 (0.97%) LAMP
2 1 (0.97%) jQuery
2 1 (0.97%) RESTful
2 1 (0.97%) REST
2 1 (0.97%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) IPTV
5 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) iPhone
5 1 (0.97%) Open Source
5 1 (0.97%) Social Media
5 1 (0.97%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.39%) Windows
2 19 (18.45%) Linux
3 13 (12.62%) UNIX
4 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.77%) Solaris
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.85%) CentOS
9 4 (3.88%) VMS
10 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.65%) ITIL
2 8 (7.77%) Load Balancing
2 8 (7.77%) Network Design
3 7 (6.80%) Validation
3 7 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (6.80%) Test Strategy
4 6 (5.83%) Test Scripting
4 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
4 6 (5.83%) Service Management
4 6 (5.83%) Benchmarking
4 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.85%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.85%) Network Management
6 4 (3.88%) Business Transformation
6 4 (3.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) C
2 1 (0.97%) C++
2 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.97%) PHP
2 1 (0.97%) Python
2 1 (0.97%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.50%) CCNP
3 12 (11.65%) CCNA
4 9 (8.74%) CCIE
5 6 (5.83%) Degree
5 6 (5.83%) ISEB
6 5 (4.85%) CCSP
6 5 (4.85%) CCDP
6 5 (4.85%) CISSP
6 5 (4.85%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (3.88%) SCSA
7 4 (3.88%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.94%) CCA
10 1 (0.97%) MCP
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.85%) Firmware
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.88%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 43 (41.75%) Cisco
2 17 (16.50%) CheckPoint
3 14 (13.59%) F5
4 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.71%) HP
6 9 (8.74%) Juniper
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle
8 5 (4.85%) Nokia
8 5 (4.85%) Radware
8 5 (4.85%) Huawei
8 5 (4.85%) Redback
9 4 (3.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (3.88%) Veritas
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.88%) Sun
10 3 (2.91%) VMware
10 3 (2.91%) Verint
11 1 (0.97%) EMC
11 1 (0.97%) Websense
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago