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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 66 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.23% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.17% 17.03% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 15 £400 +45.45% 8
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) SLA
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
6 3 (14.29%) IronPort
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) IVR
7 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay
6 2 (9.52%) X.25
6 2 (9.52%) DWDM
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) ATM
6 2 (9.52%) SDH
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) xDSL
7 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.76%) e-Health
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Business Development
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 3 (14.29%) IronPort
2 3 (14.29%) Avaya
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) BT
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