The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 34 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.56% 3.85% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.56% 18.37% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £243 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.64% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £118 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £330 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.36%
VoIP
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 98 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.86% 20.99% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 23
Average daily rate £288 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £193 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (48.65%) Polycom
2 16 (43.24%) WebEx
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) CCNP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.81%) Nokia
6 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (10.81%) Firewall
6 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.11%) Lync
7 3 (8.11%) ITSM
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (5.41%) CCIE
8 2 (5.41%) DHCP
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 2 (5.41%) DNS
8 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.41%) CentOS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (8.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) WebEx
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.70%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) Author
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Author
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Writer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Voice Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNP
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Polycom
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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