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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 84 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 35 39 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 1.52% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 5.64% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 18
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£300 £313 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -21.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £142 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
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
675 692 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.91% 26.98% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 229 226
Average daily rate £360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -

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 19 August 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
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 19 August 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 0 8 £375 +20.00% 5
Bracknell +6 1 - -
Slough +1 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 62 (64.58%) Cisco
2 46 (47.92%) Firewall
3 43 (44.79%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (37.50%) VPN
5 31 (32.29%) Juniper
5 31 (32.29%) CheckPoint
6 30 (31.25%) OSPF
7 28 (29.17%) IPsec
8 26 (27.08%) Telecoms
8 26 (27.08%) Network Management
8 26 (27.08%) BGP
9 25 (26.04%) MPLS
9 25 (26.04%) CCIE
9 25 (26.04%) SNMP
10 22 (22.92%) DNS
11 21 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (21.88%) CCNP
11 21 (21.88%) LAN
12 20 (20.83%) WAN
12 20 (20.83%) CISSP
13 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
13 18 (18.75%) Windows
14 17 (17.71%) FWSM
14 17 (17.71%) LTE
14 17 (17.71%) Check Point Certification
15 14 (14.58%) Nokia
15 14 (14.58%) CCDP
15 14 (14.58%) Load Balancing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.08%) Lync
3 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (47.92%) Firewall
2 36 (37.50%) VPN
3 30 (31.25%) OSPF
4 28 (29.17%) IPsec
5 26 (27.08%) BGP
6 25 (26.04%) SNMP
6 25 (26.04%) MPLS
7 22 (22.92%) DNS
8 21 (21.88%) LAN
8 21 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
8 21 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (20.83%) WAN
10 17 (17.71%) LTE
10 17 (17.71%) FWSM
11 13 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (13.54%) 3G
12 12 (12.50%) BIG-IP
13 9 (9.38%) DHCP
14 8 (8.33%) Internet
14 8 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 26 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Design Engineer
2 18 (18.75%) IP Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
3 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Handset
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.13%) Kindle
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.17%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Network Management
2 14 (14.58%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 12 (12.50%) Network Design
4 11 (11.46%) ITIL
5 10 (10.42%) Project Management
5 10 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (9.38%) Validation
7 6 (6.25%) Migration
7 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) ITSM
8 5 (5.21%) ERP
8 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Demand Forecasting
11 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) C++
2 6 (6.25%) Java
3 5 (5.21%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) C
5 1 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) Tcl
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (44.79%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.04%) CCIE
3 21 (21.88%) CCNP
4 20 (20.83%) CISSP
5 17 (17.71%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (14.58%) CCDP
7 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (13.54%) CCNA
7 13 (13.54%) CCSP
7 13 (13.54%) Degree
8 8 (8.33%) MCSE
9 5 (5.21%) MCSA
9 5 (5.21%) CCVP
9 5 (5.21%) MCTS
9 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.08%) CCDE
11 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.08%) CCIP
11 2 (2.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (64.58%) Cisco
2 31 (32.29%) Juniper
2 31 (32.29%) CheckPoint
3 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.58%) Nokia
5 13 (13.54%) F5
6 9 (9.38%) Redback
7 8 (8.33%) Radware
8 7 (7.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (7.29%) Ericsson
8 7 (7.29%) Citrix
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle
9 6 (6.25%) McAfee
10 5 (5.21%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.21%) HP
10 5 (5.21%) Symantec
11 4 (4.17%) Genesys
11 4 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (4.17%) Avaya
11 4 (4.17%) Huawei
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