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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 88 99 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 33 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.27% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 4.79% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £476 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.07%
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
651 689 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.55% 26.52% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 214 233
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +20 7 £275 -15.38% 3
Bracknell +2 3 £320 -22.42% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 50 (64.10%) Cisco
2 39 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (46.15%) Firewall
4 29 (37.18%) OSPF
5 28 (35.90%) Juniper
6 27 (34.62%) VPN
6 27 (34.62%) Network Management
7 25 (32.05%) SNMP
7 25 (32.05%) CheckPoint
7 25 (32.05%) IPsec
8 24 (30.77%) CCIE
9 23 (29.49%) BGP
10 22 (28.21%) MPLS
11 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
11 21 (26.92%) CCNP
11 21 (26.92%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (25.64%) CISSP
13 17 (21.79%) FWSM
13 17 (21.79%) Check Point Certification
13 17 (21.79%) DNS
14 15 (19.23%) LAN
14 15 (19.23%) WAN
14 15 (19.23%) Nokia
15 14 (17.95%) CCDP
15 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
16 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
16 13 (16.67%) F5
16 13 (16.67%) Network Architecture
16 13 (16.67%) CCSP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 29 (37.18%) OSPF
3 27 (34.62%) VPN
4 25 (32.05%) SNMP
4 25 (32.05%) IPsec
5 23 (29.49%) BGP
6 22 (28.21%) MPLS
7 21 (26.92%) Cisco PIX
7 21 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (21.79%) FWSM
8 17 (21.79%) DNS
9 15 (19.23%) LAN
9 15 (19.23%) WAN
10 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (15.38%) BIG-IP
11 10 (12.82%) 3G
12 9 (11.54%) LTE
13 6 (7.69%) VoLTE
13 6 (7.69%) DHCP
14 5 (6.41%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Design Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) IP Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) iPhone
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Handset
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Network Management
2 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 12 (15.38%) Network Design
5 10 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (11.54%) Project Management
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
9 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.13%) ITIL
9 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.85%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.56%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (2.56%) People Management
11 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) C
2 4 (5.13%) C#
2 4 (5.13%) C++
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) Tcl
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.77%) CCIE
3 21 (26.92%) CCNP
4 20 (25.64%) CISSP
5 17 (21.79%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (17.95%) CCDP
7 13 (16.67%) CCSP
8 9 (11.54%) CCNA
9 8 (10.26%) Degree
10 6 (7.69%) MCSE
10 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.13%) CCVP
12 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.13%) MCTS
13 2 (2.56%) JNCIP
13 2 (2.56%) CCDE
13 2 (2.56%) CCA
13 2 (2.56%) CCIP
14 1 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Cisco
2 28 (35.90%) Juniper
3 25 (32.05%) CheckPoint
4 15 (19.23%) Nokia
5 13 (16.67%) F5
5 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.54%) Redback
7 8 (10.26%) Radware
8 5 (6.41%) HP
8 5 (6.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 4 (5.13%) Avaya
9 4 (5.13%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.85%) Genesys
10 3 (3.85%) Mitel
11 2 (2.56%) Nortel
11 2 (2.56%) Citrix
11 2 (2.56%) Motorola
11 2 (2.56%) VMware
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