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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 108 109 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -36
Contract jobs citing VoIP 20 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.94% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 7.72% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
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£238 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £160 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -19.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
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
368 311 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.57% 12.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 40 56
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
Essex +11 7 £238 -42.45% 2
Hertfordshire +14 4 £160 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £450 +89.47%
Suffolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire -9 2 - -
Norfolk - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) MS Office
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix
4 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.53%) Blackberry
5 12 (24.49%) Cisco
6 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
6 11 (22.45%) Firewall
7 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
7 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) Symantec
8 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (18.37%) Wireless
9 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (16.33%) Avaya
9 8 (16.33%) VPN
9 8 (16.33%) WAN
10 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.24%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) DHCP
11 6 (12.24%) LAN
11 6 (12.24%) PBX
11 6 (12.24%) DNS
11 6 (12.24%) CCNP
11 6 (12.24%) CCNA
11 6 (12.24%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.16%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (6.12%) Lync
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) Wireless
3 8 (16.33%) WAN
3 8 (16.33%) VPN
4 6 (12.24%) DNS
4 6 (12.24%) DHCP
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) PBX
5 4 (8.16%) ISDN
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) VLAN
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security
6 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.08%) QSIG
7 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.08%) PABX
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) IT Support
5 4 (8.16%) Designer
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Voice Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Blackberry
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) SecurID
4 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 3 (6.12%) Kindle
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) IVR
6 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.12%) Android
7 2 (4.08%) Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Network Management
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) WFM
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) SIEM
6 1 (2.04%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCNP
2 6 (12.24%) CCNA
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.12%) MCSA
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (6.12%) XenServer
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Citrix
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Symantec
4 8 (16.33%) Avaya
5 6 (12.24%) McAfee
6 5 (10.20%) Altiris
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.20%) F5
7 4 (8.16%) Lotus
7 4 (8.16%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 3 (6.12%) Polycom
8 3 (6.12%) VMware
8 3 (6.12%) WatchGuard
9 2 (4.08%) Mitel
9 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.04%) Oracle
10 1 (2.04%) SAP