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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 87 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 34 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 1.43% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 6.07% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 12
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £242 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £490 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+63.90% +2.50%
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
524 610 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 23.65% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 273 210
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.08 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.06 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 9 £438 +56.95%
Slough +11 4 £338 -
Bracknell -9 3 £344 -31.25%
Wokingham - 3 - -
Newbury -9 1 £140 -49.09%
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 38 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 22 (39.29%) VPN
3 19 (33.93%) Cisco
3 19 (33.93%) WAN
4 18 (32.14%) LAN
5 16 (28.57%) Windows
6 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (25.00%) CCNA
8 13 (23.21%) MPLS
8 13 (23.21%) Firewall
9 12 (21.43%) Degree
10 11 (19.64%) Wireless
10 11 (19.64%) VMware
10 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.07%) DNS
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) Project Management
12 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
13 8 (14.29%) Migration
13 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.29%) Unix
13 8 (14.29%) Oracle
13 8 (14.29%) Linux
14 7 (12.50%) Solaris
14 7 (12.50%) PBX
14 7 (12.50%) DHCP
14 7 (12.50%) H.323
14 7 (12.50%) Internet

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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) VPN
2 19 (33.93%) WAN
3 18 (32.14%) LAN
4 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) MPLS
5 11 (19.64%) Wireless
6 9 (16.07%) DNS
7 7 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (12.50%) H.323
7 7 (12.50%) Internet
7 7 (12.50%) PBX
7 7 (12.50%) VoLTE
8 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.71%) GSM
8 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
8 6 (10.71%) MGCP
8 6 (10.71%) Network Security
8 6 (10.71%) SS7
9 5 (8.93%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) BSS Architect
5 3 (5.36%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Migration Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Integrator
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) VAS Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
1 2 (3.57%) XMPP
2 1 (1.79%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) MAPI
2 1 (1.79%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) IVR
4 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.57%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) CentOS
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Fedora
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) VMS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (10.71%) Presales
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.36%) B2B
6 3 (5.36%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.36%) Network Design
6 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.36%) Validation
6 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.57%) Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) Data Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) SOA
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) PHP
1 1 (1.79%) Python
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.00%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) CCNP
5 5 (8.93%) CCDA
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) CCDP
8 2 (3.57%) CCIP
8 2 (3.57%) ISEB
8 2 (3.57%) MCITP
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) APMP
9 1 (1.79%) CCENT
9 1 (1.79%) CCVP
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMP
9 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) HIPAA
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) NFS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) Postfix
5 1 (1.79%) qmail
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.79%) Varnish
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.57%) cPanel
2 1 (1.79%) Bacula
2 1 (1.79%) Cacti
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.79%) Graphite
2 1 (1.79%) Kibana
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) OPNET
2 1 (1.79%) Plesk
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.79%) Salt
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Cisco
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 6 (10.71%) Avaya
6 5 (8.93%) F5
6 5 (8.93%) Sybase
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Mitel
7 3 (5.36%) Panasonic
7 3 (5.36%) Samsung
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) NEC
8 2 (3.57%) Nortel
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) Toshiba