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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 86 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 47 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 3.48% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 6
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £115 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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
776 661 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.18% 23.91% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 250 178
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 +4 16 £300 +14.28% 11
Slough 0 3 £350 -9.09% 1
Newbury - 2 £111 - 1
Bracknell +2 1 £375 - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 35 (43.75%) Cisco
2 29 (36.25%) Firewall
3 26 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
6 19 (23.75%) VPN
6 19 (23.75%) Windows
7 17 (21.25%) WAN
7 17 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (20.00%) Linux
8 16 (20.00%) LAN
9 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
10 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
10 13 (16.25%) ITIL
10 13 (16.25%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (13.75%) Wireless
11 11 (13.75%) CCNP
11 11 (13.75%) Unified Communications
11 11 (13.75%) F5
11 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (12.50%) VLAN
12 10 (12.50%) CCIE
13 9 (11.25%) IPsec
13 9 (11.25%) 3G
13 9 (11.25%) OSPF
13 9 (11.25%) Megaco
13 9 (11.25%) Juniper
13 9 (11.25%) Multimedia
13 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) Lync
2 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) VPN
3 17 (21.25%) WAN
3 17 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (20.00%) LAN
5 13 (16.25%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (13.75%) Wireless
6 11 (13.75%) Unified Communications
6 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (12.50%) VLAN
8 9 (11.25%) IPsec
8 9 (11.25%) 3G
8 9 (11.25%) OSPF
8 9 (11.25%) Megaco
9 8 (10.00%) LTE
9 8 (10.00%) BGP
9 8 (10.00%) RTP
10 7 (8.75%) MGCP
10 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
10 7 (8.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
1 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Design Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) IP Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.75%) VoIP Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Voice Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (1.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.25%) REST
2 1 (1.25%) XMPP
2 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.50%) IPTV
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Open Source
3 1 (1.25%) Kindle
3 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) UNIX
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.25%) Solaris
6 5 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.75%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) Network Management
4 6 (7.50%) Network Design
4 6 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (7.50%) Benchmarking
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
1 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.25%) PHP
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.75%) CCNP
3 10 (12.50%) CCIE
4 8 (10.00%) CCNA
5 5 (6.25%) CCDP
5 5 (6.25%) CCSP
5 5 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (6.25%) CISSP
5 5 (6.25%) VCP4
6 2 (2.50%) Degree
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
3 5 (6.25%) Firmware
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (13.75%) F5
4 9 (11.25%) Juniper
5 8 (10.00%) Citrix
6 7 (8.75%) Nokia
7 6 (7.50%) Redback
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.50%) Radware
8 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.75%) VMware
9 3 (3.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (3.75%) Verint
10 2 (2.50%) HP
10 2 (2.50%) EMC
11 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.25%) BT
11 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.25%) Apple
11 1 (1.25%) Nortel
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