The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 87 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 1.16% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 8.11% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Average daily rate £288 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 185 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.17% 14.33% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 88 86
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £32.30 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 4 £288 - 3
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire -12 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Lync
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Lync
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
1 1 (7.69%) EDIFACT
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Contact Management
4 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
2 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) HP