The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.36% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 1.82% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+119.51% +20.58%
VoIP
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.21% 16.82% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 12
Average daily rate £450 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Network Design
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
6 3 (17.65%) RFC 2833
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) CCVP
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Apple
6 3 (17.65%) CTI
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Juniper
7 2 (11.76%) RTP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) MPLS
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) CTI
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) RTP
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) IT Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) RFC 2833
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCVP
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) Avaya
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix