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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 28 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.78% - 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.43% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -10.52%
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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
67 52 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.68% 16.10% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 22
Average daily rate £325 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £379 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Lync
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) ISDN
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Voice Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper