The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 1.55% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 8.74% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£250 £190 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +10.47%
VoIP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 103 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.36% 17.76% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 49
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £384 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 3 £250 +31.57% 3
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 21 (55.26%) Windows
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) Citrix
3 17 (44.74%) ITIL
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (39.47%) XenServer
5 15 (39.47%) VLAN
5 15 (39.47%) WatchGuard
5 15 (39.47%) Kindle
5 15 (39.47%) ISO 9001
6 12 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (28.95%) Polycom
8 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 4 (10.53%) WAN
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (10.53%) CCNP
8 4 (10.53%) LAN
9 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
9 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.89%) DNS
9 3 (7.89%) Apple
9 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.26%) HP
10 2 (5.26%) Dell
10 2 (5.26%) Avaya
10 2 (5.26%) Internet
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Telecoms

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) VLAN
3 4 (10.53%) Wireless
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) PBX
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) ISDN
6 1 (2.63%) Multicast
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support
5 1 (2.63%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Kindle
2 12 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (5.26%) Project Management
2 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.63%) Network Design
3 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) CCIE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MOS
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) CCIP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) XenServer
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) WatchGuard
4 11 (28.95%) Polycom
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Apple
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Cognos
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.63%) Aruba
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Websense