The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 85 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 4.76% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£200 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £365 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £365 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.73 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -2.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -13.91%
VoIP
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 210 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.49% 13.32% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 89 87
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £61.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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
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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
Leicestershire +12 6 £190 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +13 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
7 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Mitel
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (16.67%) ISDN
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) EPoS
8 3 (16.67%) NHS
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Quickr
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) ISDN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) PSTN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) EPoS
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Mitel
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) IBM