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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 99 121 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -54
Contract jobs citing VoIP 40 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 0.61% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 4.44% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £152 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £353 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.53% -20.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -32.65%
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
566 405 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.96% 13.76% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 210 153
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 42 68
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Cambridgeshire +8 21 £130 -48.00% 5
Essex -1 7 £425 +153.73%
Norfolk - 7 £265 - 1
Hertfordshire -20 2 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (47.22%) Cisco
2 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (27.78%) Firewall
4 17 (23.61%) CCNP
5 16 (22.22%) WAN
6 15 (20.83%) CCNA
6 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 14 (19.44%) Wireless
7 14 (19.44%) Internet
7 14 (19.44%) LAN
7 14 (19.44%) Windows
8 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.06%) VMware
8 13 (18.06%) Polycom
9 12 (16.67%) WebEx
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
10 11 (15.28%) ITIL
11 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
11 10 (13.89%) IP Telephony
12 9 (12.50%) DNS
12 9 (12.50%) DHCP
12 9 (12.50%) Citrix
13 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
14 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (9.72%) F5
14 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.72%) PBX
15 6 (8.33%) Avaya
15 6 (8.33%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (5.56%) Lync
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Firewall
2 16 (22.22%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) LAN
3 14 (19.44%) Internet
3 14 (19.44%) Wireless
4 12 (16.67%) WebEx
5 10 (13.89%) IP Telephony
5 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.50%) DNS
6 9 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (9.72%) PBX
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.94%) BIG-IP
9 5 (6.94%) VPN
10 4 (5.56%) Intranet
10 4 (5.56%) VLAN
10 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.56%) OSPF
10 4 (5.56%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (8.33%) Technical Writer
3 6 (8.33%) Author
3 6 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 5 (6.94%) Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Voice Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.17%) IVR
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.78%) Handset
7 1 (1.39%) CCTV
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 4 (5.56%) Change Management
2 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (2.78%) Service Management
4 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.78%) Migration
4 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
4 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.78%) Network Design
4 2 (2.78%) Information Governance
4 2 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.39%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.61%) CCNP
3 15 (20.83%) CCNA
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (6.94%) CCVP
6 4 (5.56%) CCIE
7 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MOS
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCSA
9 1 (1.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.39%) CCIP
9 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) TickIT
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) RANCID
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Cisco
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
2 13 (18.06%) Polycom
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
5 9 (12.50%) Citrix
6 7 (9.72%) F5
7 6 (8.33%) Avaya
8 4 (5.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.17%) Mitel
9 3 (4.17%) Altiris
9 3 (4.17%) Nokia
9 3 (4.17%) Siemens
10 2 (2.78%) Juniper
10 2 (2.78%) HP
11 1 (1.39%) Remedy
11 1 (1.39%) BT
11 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.39%) IronPort
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