The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Cambridge 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 29 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 20 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.09% 1.35% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 9.62% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£243 £279 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -30.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.06
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 52 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.27% 14.05% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 47
Average daily rate £325 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 35
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VoIP
Cambridgeshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) VLAN
4 8 (40.00%) WatchGuard
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) XenServer
4 8 (40.00%) Kindle
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (25.00%) Polycom
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.00%) Aruba
8 2 (10.00%) Splunk
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) MOS
8 2 (10.00%) MCSE
8 2 (10.00%) MCSA
8 2 (10.00%) MCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Kindle
2 7 (35.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MOS
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) XenServer
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Polycom
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Aruba
5 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
5 2 (10.00%) Nokia
5 2 (10.00%) Websense
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
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