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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 100 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 51 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.13% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 7.71% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £177 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
525 350 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.06% 14.71% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 128 251
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 52 64
Average hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.81% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £34.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +31 36 £330 +69.23% 3
Hertfordshire -21 6 £160 - 5
Essex -8 5 £170 - 3
Suffolk +1 2 £190 -25.49%
Bedfordshire -18 1 - - 2
Norfolk -18 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 38 (54.29%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Cisco
3 24 (34.29%) ITIL
3 24 (34.29%) Firewall
4 23 (32.86%) Citrix
5 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (21.43%) WatchGuard
7 15 (21.43%) VLAN
7 15 (21.43%) ISO 9001
7 15 (21.43%) MS Office
7 15 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 15 (21.43%) XenServer
7 15 (21.43%) Kindle
8 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
8 13 (18.57%) VPN
8 13 (18.57%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
10 11 (15.71%) WAN
10 11 (15.71%) Symantec
10 11 (15.71%) Polycom
11 9 (12.86%) Altiris
12 8 (11.43%) Wireless
12 8 (11.43%) LAN
13 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.57%) CCNP
14 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) Firewall
2 15 (21.43%) VLAN
3 13 (18.57%) VPN
4 11 (15.71%) WAN
5 8 (11.43%) LAN
5 8 (11.43%) Wireless
6 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.57%) DNS
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.71%) EIGRP
8 4 (5.71%) Internet
8 4 (5.71%) MPLS
8 4 (5.71%) OSPF
8 4 (5.71%) BGP
9 3 (4.29%) SAN
9 3 (4.29%) DHCP
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security
10 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.43%) Multicast
10 1 (1.43%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
1 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (15.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support Technician
10 2 (2.86%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Support Technician
10 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Kindle
2 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 13 (18.57%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 3 (4.29%) Project Management
2 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.43%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.43%) Migration
4 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.43%) Network Design
4 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.43%) Change Control
4 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.43%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCSA
2 6 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MOS
4 2 (2.86%) CCIE
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CCIP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) XenServer
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco
2 23 (32.86%) Citrix
3 15 (21.43%) WatchGuard
4 11 (15.71%) Polycom
4 11 (15.71%) Symantec
5 9 (12.86%) Altiris
6 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.71%) Aruba
8 4 (5.71%) VMware
9 3 (4.29%) Websense
9 3 (4.29%) HP
9 3 (4.29%) Avaya
10 2 (2.86%) Nokia
10 2 (2.86%) BT
10 2 (2.86%) Mitel
10 2 (2.86%) Remedy
10 2 (2.86%) Cognos
10 2 (2.86%) Apple
10 2 (2.86%) Splunk
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