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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 44 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.32% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 1.79% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £165 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
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
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
49 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.14% 17.89% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 31
Average daily rate £393 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
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 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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
6 1 (11.11%) VPLS
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) FireEye
4 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) VMware