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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 75 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 0.39% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 3.88% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£290 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
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
180 103 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.79% 10.11% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 26 34
Average daily rate £400 £395 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £140 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 11 £290 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco
5 11 (44.00%) ADSL
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (40.00%) Internet
7 9 (36.00%) CCNA
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) WLAN
9 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (24.00%) F5
10 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
10 6 (24.00%) DMZ
10 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 5 (20.00%) Avaya
11 5 (20.00%) CA
11 5 (20.00%) Remedy
11 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (20.00%) Workflow
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) IVR
11 5 (20.00%) e-Health

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 11 (44.00%) ADSL
5 10 (40.00%) Internet
6 7 (28.00%) WLAN
7 6 (24.00%) DMZ
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
10 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (8.00%) NAS
10 2 (8.00%) SAN
10 2 (8.00%) DNS
10 2 (8.00%) IPv4
10 2 (8.00%) IPv6
11 1 (4.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JPA
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Ajax
1 2 (8.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) IVR
2 5 (20.00%) e-Health
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) B2B
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C++
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) MCP
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) Avaya
4 5 (20.00%) CA
4 5 (20.00%) Remedy
5 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Altiris
7 2 (8.00%) Mitel
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Epicor