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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / East of England
Rank 87 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 33 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 0.78% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 5.08% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 9
Median daily rate £250 £320 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £174 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Median hourly rate £23.06 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.65% +15.00%

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
378 354 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.67% 15.37% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 176 204
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 46
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Essex +14 16 £250 +2.04%
Suffolk -4 9 £160 -58.70%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 - - 4
Norfolk +5 1 £260 -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £415 +10.66%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £188 -16.66% 3
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 19 (42.22%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (28.89%) Internet
3 13 (28.89%) Network Security
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (26.67%) LAN
5 11 (24.44%) PBX
6 10 (22.22%) WAN
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 9 (20.00%) Firewall
7 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (20.00%) DNS
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) CCNA
8 7 (15.56%) VPN
8 7 (15.56%) Unix
8 7 (15.56%) PSTN
8 7 (15.56%) ZigBee
9 6 (13.33%) Retail
9 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) EMC
10 5 (11.11%) Office 365
10 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.11%) FTP
10 5 (11.11%) DHCP
10 5 (11.11%) Linux

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (28.89%) Internet
2 13 (28.89%) Network Security
3 12 (26.67%) LAN
4 11 (24.44%) PBX
5 10 (22.22%) WAN
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (20.00%) DNS
6 9 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (15.56%) PSTN
7 7 (15.56%) VPN
7 7 (15.56%) ZigBee
8 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
8 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.11%) DHCP
9 5 (11.11%) FTP
9 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (11.11%) IPsec
10 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
10 4 (8.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
4 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) PBX Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (2.22%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.89%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.44%) CCTV
3 2 (4.44%) Handset
3 2 (4.44%) IVR
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.67%) CRM
1 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (6.67%) Migration
1 3 (6.67%) Project Management
1 3 (6.67%) Service Management
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL
2 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (4.44%) Network Management
2 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
2 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
2 2 (4.44%) Web Filtering
3 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.22%) Change Control
3 1 (2.22%) Data Privacy
3 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CCIE
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MOS
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
5 1 (2.22%) CCVP
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Firmware
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) EMC
4 4 (8.89%) BT
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Lotus
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Red Box
6 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Nokia
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam