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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 78 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.64% 0.84% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 3.64% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 23
Median daily rate £400 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £369 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.06% +134.16%

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
408 577 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.94% 23.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 285 340
Median daily rate £400 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.80 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +20 19 £400 +34.45% 3
Maidenhead -2 3 £374 -
Bracknell - 1 £338 - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 54 (72.00%) Cisco
2 46 (61.33%) Telecoms
3 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (50.67%) CCNP
5 36 (48.00%) Unified Communications
6 31 (41.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 28 (37.33%) CCNA
8 27 (36.00%) CCIE
9 25 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 23 (30.67%) Cisco UCCE
11 19 (25.33%) Migration
12 13 (17.33%) IVR
12 13 (17.33%) Network Design
12 13 (17.33%) LAN
12 13 (17.33%) WAN
13 12 (16.00%) Firewall
14 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
15 10 (13.33%) MPLS
16 8 (10.67%) Oracle
16 8 (10.67%) High Availability
17 7 (9.33%) Degree
17 7 (9.33%) Virtual Team
17 7 (9.33%) Customer Requirements
17 7 (9.33%) ITIL
17 7 (9.33%) Windows
17 7 (9.33%) CTI
17 7 (9.33%) VPN
17 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
17 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 6 (8.00%) Project Management

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 (5.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Unified Communications
2 13 (17.33%) LAN
2 13 (17.33%) WAN
3 12 (16.00%) Firewall
4 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.33%) MPLS
6 7 (9.33%) CTI
6 7 (9.33%) VPN
7 6 (8.00%) H.323
7 6 (8.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (8.00%) WLAN
8 5 (6.67%) PBX
8 5 (6.67%) PSTN
9 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (5.33%) RTP
9 4 (5.33%) SCCP
9 4 (5.33%) xDSL
10 3 (4.00%) 3G
10 3 (4.00%) 4G
10 3 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (61.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) XMPP
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) CORBA
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) JTAPI
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) SAML
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) IVR
2 7 (9.33%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.67%) PMI
5 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Migration
2 13 (17.33%) Network Design
3 8 (10.67%) High Availability
4 7 (9.33%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) Information Security
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) Validation
6 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (50.67%) CCNP
3 28 (37.33%) CCNA
4 27 (36.00%) CCIE
5 7 (9.33%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.33%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (5.33%) CCVP
8 3 (4.00%) CCDP
8 3 (4.00%) CISSP
8 3 (4.00%) SANS
8 3 (4.00%) SSCP
9 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.67%) SCSA
9 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.33%) CCIP
10 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 23 (30.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.67%) QRadar
5 1 (1.33%) Kibana
5 1 (1.33%) logstash
5 1 (1.33%) Nessus
5 1 (1.33%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.33%) Nmap
5 1 (1.33%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) Cisco
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.00%) Genesys
5 3 (4.00%) Apple
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) Mitel
5 3 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) Avaya
6 2 (2.67%) F5
6 2 (2.67%) Huawei
6 2 (2.67%) Splunk
6 2 (2.67%) Sun
6 2 (2.67%) Veritas
7 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.33%) Qualys
7 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.33%) Tandberg