The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - 78 76
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.85% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.98% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
VoIP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 201 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.15% 16.99% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 28
Average daily rate £400 £386 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle