The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 63 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 4.65% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £226 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.03% -49.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.88%
VoIP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 86 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 12.08% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 74
Median daily rate £400 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Birmingham region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Birmingham region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) Mitel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) H.323
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 3 (27.27%) H.323
5 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 1 (9.09%) HSRP
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SFIA
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Stonesoft
4 1 (9.09%) VMware