The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 20 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.86% - 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.86% 9.68% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate £363 £300 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +155.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £380 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) IVR
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) PBX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (40.00%) CCVP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Handset

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) IVR
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel