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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 93 105 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -49
Contract jobs citing VoIP 31 31 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.17% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.49% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 30
Average daily rate
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£335 £270 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £474 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -25.00%
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
639 690 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.87% 26.14% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 218 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £19.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 2014. 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 +15 9 £325 -18.75% 9
Bracknell +1 3 £320 -1.91%
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 4
Wokingham - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (40.35%) Firewall
4 22 (38.60%) OSPF
5 21 (36.84%) Network Management
6 19 (33.33%) Juniper
6 19 (33.33%) SNMP
6 19 (33.33%) VPN
7 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 17 (29.82%) CCIE
8 17 (29.82%) IPsec
9 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
9 14 (24.56%) MPLS
9 14 (24.56%) CCNP
9 14 (24.56%) Nokia
9 14 (24.56%) CISSP
9 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
9 14 (24.56%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (22.81%) WAN
10 13 (22.81%) BGP
11 12 (21.05%) Network Design
11 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
12 11 (19.30%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (17.54%) FWSM
14 9 (15.79%) Redback
14 9 (15.79%) Radware
14 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (14.04%) 3G

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) OSPF
3 19 (33.33%) SNMP
3 19 (33.33%) VPN
4 17 (29.82%) IPsec
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (24.56%) MPLS
6 13 (22.81%) BGP
6 13 (22.81%) WAN
7 11 (19.30%) LAN
8 10 (17.54%) FWSM
9 8 (14.04%) 3G
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (10.53%) BIG-IP
11 6 (10.53%) VoLTE
12 5 (8.77%) SIGTRAN
12 5 (8.77%) INAP
12 5 (8.77%) DNS
12 5 (8.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.75%) Billing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Design Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) IP Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Trainer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Trainer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Network Management
2 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
3 12 (21.05%) Network Design
3 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
4 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.51%) People Management
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.75%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 1 (1.75%) Change Control
9 1 (1.75%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.75%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) C++
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.82%) CCIE
3 14 (24.56%) CCNP
3 14 (24.56%) CISSP
4 11 (19.30%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (14.04%) CCDP
6 7 (12.28%) CCSP
7 5 (8.77%) CCNA
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) Degree
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.51%) MCSE
10 1 (1.75%) ISEB
10 1 (1.75%) CCIP
10 1 (1.75%) CCVP
10 1 (1.75%) MCTS
10 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Juniper
3 18 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.56%) Nokia
5 9 (15.79%) Radware
5 9 (15.79%) Redback
6 6 (10.53%) F5
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (5.26%) Mitel
9 3 (5.26%) Avaya
10 2 (3.51%) Motorola
10 2 (3.51%) VMware
11 1 (1.75%) BT
11 1 (1.75%) Cramer
11 1 (1.75%) EMC
11 1 (1.75%) Nortel
11 1 (1.75%) Genesys
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Posted: 4 days ago
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