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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 48 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.01% 5.81% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £266 £175 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.14% -62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £175 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +114.28%

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
111 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.26% 13.21% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 45 39
Median daily rate £313 £369 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +41.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Unified Communications
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) MS Office
4 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Nagios
6 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
6 6 (28.57%) PBX
6 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (28.57%) LDAP
6 6 (28.57%) Identity Management
6 6 (28.57%) PKI
6 6 (28.57%) SCOM
6 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (28.57%) Office 365
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (28.57%) Yammer

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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
1 6 (28.57%) OneDrive
1 6 (28.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Unified Communications
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 6 (28.57%) PBX
4 6 (28.57%) Skype
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) Junos
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) PKI
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Email Filtering
1 6 (28.57%) Identity Management
1 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) RUP
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCDA
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
3 4 (19.05%) CCVP
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (28.57%) Nagios
1 6 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Nokia
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) BT
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) VMware