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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 59 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 3.14% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £385 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £145 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £345 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +25.51%
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
136 159 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.85% 19.25% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 100 42
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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

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 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
2 4 (30.77%) OSPF
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) H.323
3 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (7.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Fedora
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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%) Kaspersky
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) VMware