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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / East of England
Rank 102 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.47% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 3.35% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £260 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.32% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £174 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £306 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%

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
364 328 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.15% 14.08% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 178 173
Median daily rate £330 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 67
Median hourly rate £19.90 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 6 £250 +11.11% 3
Suffolk 0 5 £275 -24.13%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Essex -2 2 £220 -12.00%
Norfolk +7 1 £260 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (25.00%) Internet
4 12 (25.00%) Network Security
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) PBX
6 10 (20.83%) WAN
6 10 (20.83%) CCNA
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (18.75%) DNS
7 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.67%) Firewall
9 7 (14.58%) Unix
9 7 (14.58%) PSTN
9 7 (14.58%) ZigBee
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) EMC
10 6 (12.50%) VPN
10 6 (12.50%) Retail
11 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
11 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
11 5 (10.42%) IPsec
11 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.42%) OSPF
11 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.42%) MS Office
11 5 (10.42%) DHCP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (25.00%) Internet
2 12 (25.00%) Network Security
3 11 (22.92%) LAN
3 11 (22.92%) PBX
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (18.75%) DNS
6 8 (16.67%) Firewall
7 7 (14.58%) PSTN
7 7 (14.58%) ZigBee
8 6 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (10.42%) DHCP
9 5 (10.42%) FTP
9 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
9 5 (10.42%) IPsec
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.33%) IMAP
10 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.17%) German Language
4 2 (4.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Android SDK
1 4 (8.33%) iOS SDK
1 4 (8.33%) RESTful
1 4 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.33%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.17%) Handset
3 2 (4.17%) IVR
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Android Development
1 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
1 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (8.33%) Wireframes
2 3 (6.25%) CRM
2 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.25%) Migration
2 3 (6.25%) Project Management
2 3 (6.25%) Service Management
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Network Management
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
4 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) CCIE
3 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MOS
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) CCVP
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) EMC
4 4 (8.33%) BT
5 3 (6.25%) Apple
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Lotus
6 2 (4.17%) Mitel
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Red Box
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam