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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 63 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 1.85% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £370 £225 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £125 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £316 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.99% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +24.24%
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
133 162 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.01% 20.15% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 101 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) H.323
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) OSPF
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) H.323
4 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (7.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Fedora
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Stonesoft
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) VMware