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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.47% - 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.97% - 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 - £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
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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
74 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.47% 22.22% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 10 (52.63%) Polycom
2 8 (42.11%) WebEx
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Lync
6 2 (10.53%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.53%) Nokia
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.79%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WebEx
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Voice Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Writer
4 2 (10.53%) Author
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Polycom
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) BT