The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 83 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.88% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 6.98% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £431 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 £14.96 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +12.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.77% 12.57% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 51
Average daily rate £330 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VoIP
South East

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 2 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) SLA
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) IronPort
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (13.64%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) MS Project
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.09%) IVR
7 2 (9.09%) VMware

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.55%) PABX
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) DPNSS
6 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) e-Health
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) ProxySG
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) IronPort
3 3 (13.64%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia