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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 112 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.63% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 4.43% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Average daily rate £240 £248 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +30.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
358 361 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 14.30% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 51
Average hourly rate £21.69 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 5 £174 +5.45% 1
Norfolk - 3 - -
Suffolk +4 2 £375 - 1
Essex -7 2 £245 +44.11% 2
Bedfordshire +7 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £225 -35.71% 3
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) WAN
6 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 17 (38.64%) LAN
8 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (29.55%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
9 13 (29.55%) DNS
10 12 (27.27%) Linux
11 11 (25.00%) CCNA
11 11 (25.00%) SAN
11 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (22.73%) Juniper
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
13 9 (20.45%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) VPN
13 9 (20.45%) MPLS
13 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (18.18%) NAS
14 8 (18.18%) Office 365
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
14 8 (18.18%) OSPF
14 8 (18.18%) CCNP
15 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
15 7 (15.91%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) WAN
3 17 (38.64%) LAN
4 13 (29.55%) DNS
4 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.00%) SAN
5 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (20.45%) MPLS
6 9 (20.45%) VPN
7 8 (18.18%) NAS
7 8 (18.18%) OSPF
8 7 (15.91%) BGP
8 7 (15.91%) DHCP
8 7 (15.91%) EIGRP
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) SSL
9 6 (13.64%) FTP
9 6 (13.64%) IPsec
9 6 (13.64%) LDAP
9 6 (13.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) OLTP
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Local Government
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 6 (13.64%) Network Support
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) Chemistry
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Physics
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.64%) Unix
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.55%) CentOS
8 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.64%) Software Licensing
4 5 (11.36%) ITSM
5 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Kanban
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Network Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNA
3 8 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) MOS
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Juniper
4 6 (13.64%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) Splunk
6 4 (9.09%) Avaya
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Mitel
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.55%) FireEye
8 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.27%) Aruba
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Nortel
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto