The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 126 84 120
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Contract jobs citing VoIP 18 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.51% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 8.35% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate £170 £246 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.96% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £280 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -22 8 £170 -24.34% 1
Hertfordshire -12 3 £298 - 4
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £150 -45.45% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 4
Norfolk - - - - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (36.73%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) MS Office
3 18 (36.73%) VMware
4 17 (34.69%) Firewall
5 13 (26.53%) Citrix
5 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (24.49%) vSphere
6 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (24.49%) Backup Exec
7 11 (22.45%) Project Management
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (20.41%) Wireless
9 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.37%) HP
10 8 (16.33%) WAN
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.33%) Symantec
10 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) VPN
12 6 (12.24%) DNS
12 6 (12.24%) DHCP
12 6 (12.24%) LAN
12 6 (12.24%) BCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.12%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (20.41%) Wireless
4 8 (16.33%) WAN
4 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (14.29%) VPN
6 6 (12.24%) DNS
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
6 6 (12.24%) IP Telephony
7 4 (8.16%) MPLS
8 3 (6.12%) NGN
8 3 (6.12%) SAN
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security
9 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
9 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.08%) BGP
9 2 (4.08%) OSPF
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) VoIP Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Tandem
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) BCP
4 6 (12.24%) ITSM
4 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Information Management
7 1 (2.04%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Web Design
7 1 (2.04%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSA
3 4 (8.16%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) CCVP
6 1 (2.04%) CISMP
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) CEH
6 1 (2.04%) GIAC
6 1 (2.04%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) GPEN
6 1 (2.04%) OSCP
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.24%) SCCM
3 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco
1 18 (36.73%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) Citrix
3 9 (18.37%) HP
4 8 (16.33%) Symantec
5 6 (12.24%) Avaya
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) Altiris
8 3 (6.12%) McAfee
8 3 (6.12%) Lotus
8 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 3 (6.12%) Red Gate
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.04%) BT
10 1 (2.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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