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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 96 83 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 1.70% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 6.28% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 6
Average daily rate £280 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £283 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £570 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -2.77%
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
564 732 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.63% 27.09% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 320 248
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 41
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 17 £305 -18.66% 6
Slough +6 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
3 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 12 (28.57%) Windows
4 12 (28.57%) DNS
5 11 (26.19%) SNMP
5 11 (26.19%) Huawei
5 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
6 10 (23.81%) Capacity Management
6 10 (23.81%) Statistics
6 10 (23.81%) Validation
6 10 (23.81%) Front Office
6 10 (23.81%) Back Office
6 10 (23.81%) SMTP
7 9 (21.43%) Unix
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) SS7
9 7 (16.67%) LAN
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) Solaris
10 6 (14.29%) SLA
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (14.29%) H.323
10 6 (14.29%) MGCP
11 5 (11.90%) Firewall
11 5 (11.90%) Wireless
11 5 (11.90%) Network Design

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Zope
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
2 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 12 (28.57%) DNS
4 11 (26.19%) SNMP
5 10 (23.81%) SMTP
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) SS7
7 6 (14.29%) H.323
7 6 (14.29%) MGCP
7 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 5 (11.90%) CDMA
8 5 (11.90%) Firewall
8 5 (11.90%) GPRS
8 5 (11.90%) GSM
8 5 (11.90%) NGN
8 5 (11.90%) UMTS
8 5 (11.90%) WCDMA
8 5 (11.90%) Wireless
9 4 (9.52%) LTE
10 3 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 20 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Back Office
2 10 (23.81%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Back Office Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
1 1 (2.38%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Statistics
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) IVR
3 2 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
2 10 (23.81%) Capacity Management
2 10 (23.81%) Validation
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.90%) Fault Management
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Transformation
5 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.76%) Transition Management
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) C++
1 1 (2.38%) Erlang
1 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCDA
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Huawei
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Sybase
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Empirix
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Genesys
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Acme Packet
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.38%) Nokia
8 1 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.38%) SAP
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