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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 48 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.75% 0.14% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.58% 0.85% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate
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£288 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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
113 118 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.77% 16.57% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 40
Average daily rate £300 £285 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 25
Average hourly rate £22.13 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 - 17 £325 - 2
Peterborough +6 3 £250 - 1
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) Polycom
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) WebEx
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) Wireless
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) DNS
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 4 (16.00%) Lync
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) CCNP
8 3 (12.00%) CCNA
8 3 (12.00%) vSphere
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) WebEx
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) MGCP
6 2 (8.00%) H.323
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Voice Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Writer
3 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Author
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Change Management
1 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCVP
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Polycom
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper