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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 111 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 20 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 1.15% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 6.99% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 23
Median daily rate £250 £250 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £179 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £410 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 22
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.39% -22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.32%
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
464 515 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.49% 16.50% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 242 248
Median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.21% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.52 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire 0 6 £320 +6.66%
Essex +5 5 £250 -31.03%
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £174 -8.42% 3
Hertfordshire +9 4 £281 -43.75% 3
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) LAN
3 14 (35.00%) WAN
3 14 (35.00%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.00%) CCNA
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (25.00%) Network Security
6 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
6 9 (22.50%) Avaya
6 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (22.50%) Firewall
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 9 (22.50%) Mitel
7 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (17.50%) 802.1X
8 7 (17.50%) Wireless
9 6 (15.00%) Citrix
9 6 (15.00%) 802.11
10 5 (12.50%) OSPF
10 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.50%) IPv4
10 5 (12.50%) ISDN
10 5 (12.50%) VLAN
11 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire

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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Yammer
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) LAN
2 14 (35.00%) WAN
3 12 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (25.00%) Network Security
4 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (22.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (17.50%) Wireless
7 6 (15.00%) 802.11
8 5 (12.50%) IPv4
8 5 (12.50%) ISDN
8 5 (12.50%) OSPF
8 5 (12.50%) VLAN
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.00%) PBX
10 3 (7.50%) ATM
10 3 (7.50%) DHCP
10 3 (7.50%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) IT Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) VoIP Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) IT Support
5 6 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) COM
3 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Handset
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (10.00%) Network Management
1 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.00%) B2B
3 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.00%) Case Management
3 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 2 (5.00%) Data Management
3 2 (5.00%) Document Management
3 2 (5.00%) ITSM
3 2 (5.00%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Network Design
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CCNA
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCDP
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) CCDA
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CCENT
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.50%) WMI
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Avaya
2 9 (22.50%) Mitel
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Apple
5 4 (10.00%) F5
5 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (7.50%) IronPort
6 3 (7.50%) Nokia
6 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) Infor
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Red Box
7 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam