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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 111 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 25 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 1.33% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 8.44% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 11
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£200 £190 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -28.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +10.47%
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
441 379 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.71% 15.75% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 182
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 60
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bedfordshire - 7 £225 -
Hertfordshire +6 6 £350 +118.75% 2
Essex -10 5 £150 -62.50% 1
Suffolk +1 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £250 +31.57% 4
Norfolk +3 1 £140 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) ITIL
3 29 (38.16%) Citrix
4 28 (36.84%) Cisco
5 26 (34.21%) Firewall
6 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (26.32%) MS Office
8 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.05%) VLAN
10 15 (19.74%) WatchGuard
10 15 (19.74%) Kindle
10 15 (19.74%) XenServer
10 15 (19.74%) Blackberry
10 15 (19.74%) VPN
10 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
11 14 (18.42%) WAN
11 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
12 12 (15.79%) Wireless
12 12 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (14.47%) Polycom
13 11 (14.47%) Symantec
13 11 (14.47%) LAN
13 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (11.84%) Finance
14 9 (11.84%) DNS
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (10.53%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Lync
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Office
2 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) VLAN
3 15 (19.74%) VPN
4 14 (18.42%) WAN
5 12 (15.79%) Wireless
6 11 (14.47%) LAN
7 9 (11.84%) DNS
8 7 (9.21%) DHCP
8 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.58%) Network Security
10 4 (5.26%) SAN
10 4 (5.26%) PBX
10 4 (5.26%) ISDN
11 3 (3.95%) Internet
11 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.95%) OSPF
11 3 (3.95%) BGP
11 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.63%) QSIG
12 2 (2.63%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support
8 5 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Blackberry
1 15 (19.74%) Kindle
2 12 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) SecurID
5 3 (3.95%) NHS
6 2 (2.63%) IVR
6 2 (2.63%) FMCG
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.95%) Android
5 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 4 (5.26%) Project Management
3 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.63%) Network Management
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.32%) WFM
6 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNP
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.58%) CCNA
5 4 (5.26%) MCSA
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.95%) CCIE
7 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) MCSE
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) CCDP
8 1 (1.32%) CCIP
8 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.32%) PMP
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.74%) XenServer
3 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Firmware
4 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Citrix
2 28 (36.84%) Cisco
3 15 (19.74%) WatchGuard
4 11 (14.47%) Polycom
4 11 (14.47%) Symantec
5 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.21%) HP
7 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.89%) McAfee
7 6 (7.89%) Altiris
8 5 (6.58%) VMware
8 5 (6.58%) Avaya
9 4 (5.26%) Lotus
9 4 (5.26%) Mitel
10 3 (3.95%) Apple
10 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 3 (3.95%) Aruba
10 3 (3.95%) F5
11 2 (2.63%) Cognos
11 2 (2.63%) Wall Street Systems