The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 109 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 36 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 1.63% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 10.87% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 22
Average daily rate
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£250 £190 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £26.50 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% +30.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
512 469 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.42% 14.95% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 246 135
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £172 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 43
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £36.00
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 the East of England

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -21 21 £190 -40.15% 2
Norfolk +16 5 £288 - 1
Suffolk +3 4 £250 +31.57%
Bedfordshire +16 3 £300 -
Essex -4 3 £363 +93.33% 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 £500 +212.50% 3
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 36 (46.75%) Cisco
2 22 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (27.27%) Firewall
4 19 (24.68%) Polycom
5 17 (22.08%) WebEx
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.08%) Windows
5 17 (22.08%) WAN
6 16 (20.78%) CCNP
6 16 (20.78%) CCNA
7 15 (19.48%) VMware
7 15 (19.48%) LAN
7 15 (19.48%) ITIL
8 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 13 (16.88%) Wireless
10 12 (15.58%) Internet
11 11 (14.29%) Citrix
12 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
13 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
13 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (11.69%) IP Telephony
14 8 (10.39%) Linux
14 8 (10.39%) DHCP
14 8 (10.39%) DNS
15 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 7 (9.09%) Degree
16 6 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (7.79%) vSphere
16 6 (7.79%) Finance

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) Firewall
2 17 (22.08%) WAN
2 17 (22.08%) WebEx
3 15 (19.48%) LAN
4 13 (16.88%) Wireless
5 12 (15.58%) Internet
6 9 (11.69%) IP Telephony
7 8 (10.39%) DNS
7 8 (10.39%) DHCP
8 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.79%) PBX
10 5 (6.49%) VPN
10 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (6.49%) VLAN
10 5 (6.49%) OSPF
11 4 (5.19%) H.323
11 4 (5.19%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (5.19%) Intranet
11 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Author
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Writer
5 6 (7.79%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) XMPP
2 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) NHS
4 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) IVR
4 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) CCTV
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.90%) UNIX
6 2 (2.60%) CentOS
6 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
2 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
3 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (5.19%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) Change Management
4 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.90%) ITSM
4 3 (3.90%) Service Management
4 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.60%) Information Governance
5 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.60%) BCP
5 2 (2.60%) Network Design
5 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.60%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C
3 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCNP
2 16 (20.78%) CCNA
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) CCVP
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.19%) MCSA
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) MOS
7 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.30%) CCDP
8 1 (1.30%) CCIP
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) TickIT
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.60%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.30%) RANCID
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Cisco
2 19 (24.68%) Polycom
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.48%) VMware
5 11 (14.29%) Citrix
6 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.49%) Avaya
7 5 (6.49%) F5
8 4 (5.19%) Nokia
8 4 (5.19%) Mitel
9 3 (3.90%) Remedy
9 3 (3.90%) Siemens
9 3 (3.90%) Juniper
9 3 (3.90%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.30%) IronPort
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle
11 1 (1.30%) Apple
11 1 (1.30%) Symantec
11 1 (1.30%) McAfee
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