The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Coventry region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 36 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 3.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £245 £250 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £289 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -8.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.76% 12.39% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate £360 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £280 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +32.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VoIP
West Midlands

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint