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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 66 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 2.22% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £120 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -68.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £120 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £120 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +2.50%
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
113 90 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.56% 12.03% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 71
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 4 (36.36%) Mitel
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) H.323
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Avaya
6 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) H.323
4 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) HSRP
5 1 (9.09%) IMAP
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Telephony Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Telephony Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Fedora
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Mitel
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Stonesoft
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam