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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 95 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing VoIP 52 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.76% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 11.97% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% -49.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £16.20 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.75 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.75%
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
472 351 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.92% 14.74% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 135 254
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 42 70
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Cambridgeshire +26 37 £318 +5.83% 6
Hertfordshire - 7 £160 - 6
Essex -14 4 £188 -35.62%
Suffolk -15 2 £190 -25.49%
Bedfordshire -24 1 - - 1
Norfolk -24 1 - - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (50.75%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) Cisco
3 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.33%) ITIL
3 23 (34.33%) Citrix
4 21 (31.34%) Firewall
5 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (22.39%) MS Office
7 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
8 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.91%) WAN
9 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
9 12 (17.91%) VPN
9 12 (17.91%) VLAN
9 12 (17.91%) WatchGuard
9 12 (17.91%) XenServer
9 12 (17.91%) Kindle
10 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
10 11 (16.42%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (16.42%) Blackberry
11 10 (14.93%) Symantec
12 9 (13.43%) Polycom
13 8 (11.94%) Altiris
13 8 (11.94%) Wireless
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.94%) LAN
13 8 (11.94%) MCSA
14 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (10.45%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 12 (17.91%) WAN
2 12 (17.91%) VPN
2 12 (17.91%) VLAN
3 8 (11.94%) Wireless
3 8 (11.94%) LAN
4 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.96%) MPLS
4 6 (8.96%) DNS
5 5 (7.46%) SAN
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.97%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) OSPF
6 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.97%) BGP
7 3 (4.48%) DHCP
7 3 (4.48%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) MGCP
8 1 (1.49%) SS7
8 1 (1.49%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Desktop Technician
10 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support Technician
10 2 (2.99%) Head of IT
10 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.99%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Kindle
2 11 (16.42%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (16.42%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) FMCG
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Tandem
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
4 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.48%) Project Management
3 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
4 2 (2.99%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (2.99%) Change Control
4 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (2.99%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.49%) Migration
5 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.49%) Time Management
5 1 (1.49%) Network Design
5 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.49%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (11.94%) MCSA
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.96%) CCNP
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) MOS
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCIP
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) XenServer
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Cisco
2 23 (34.33%) Citrix
3 12 (17.91%) WatchGuard
4 10 (14.93%) Symantec
5 9 (13.43%) Polycom
6 8 (11.94%) Altiris
7 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.96%) VMware
9 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.97%) Aruba
11 3 (4.48%) Websense
11 3 (4.48%) Avaya
11 3 (4.48%) HP
12 2 (2.99%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.99%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.99%) Splunk
12 2 (2.99%) Mitel
12 2 (2.99%) Wall Street Systems
12 2 (2.99%) BT
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