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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 87 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Contract jobs citing VoIP 42 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 0.59% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 4.51% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
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£250 £170 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £153 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 - £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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
498 399 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.02% 13.13% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 174 128
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 30 70
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +18 20 £388 +158.33% 1
Essex +5 10 £250 +47.05%
Bedfordshire +7 5 £375 -
Hertfordshire +6 5 £160 -5.88% 3
Norfolk - 3 £250 - 1
Suffolk 0 1 £250 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (46.55%) Cisco
2 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (32.76%) Firewall
4 17 (29.31%) Wireless
5 16 (27.59%) WAN
6 15 (25.86%) LAN
6 15 (25.86%) CCNP
7 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 14 (24.14%) ITIL
8 13 (22.41%) CCNA
9 12 (20.69%) Citrix
9 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
10 11 (18.97%) Windows
10 11 (18.97%) DHCP
10 11 (18.97%) DNS
11 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
12 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.52%) F5
13 8 (13.79%) Polycom
13 8 (13.79%) Avaya
13 8 (13.79%) Internet
13 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.79%) VPN
14 7 (12.07%) MS Office
14 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
14 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
14 7 (12.07%) VMware
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (10.34%) McAfee
15 6 (10.34%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (8.62%) Lync
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.17%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) Wireless
3 16 (27.59%) WAN
4 15 (25.86%) LAN
5 11 (18.97%) DHCP
5 11 (18.97%) DNS
6 8 (13.79%) Internet
6 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.79%) VPN
7 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
8 6 (10.34%) PBX
8 6 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (10.34%) WebEx
9 5 (8.62%) Network Security
9 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (6.90%) OSPF
10 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) VLAN
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
2 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Designer
3 5 (8.62%) Consultant
3 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Voice Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) IT Support
5 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Network Support
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Designer
6 2 (3.45%) IT Auditor
6 2 (3.45%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) NHS
3 3 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) SecurID
4 2 (3.45%) IVR
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) CCTV
5 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.17%) Network Management
3 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.17%) Change Management
3 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.45%) Migration
4 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.45%) Network Design
4 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.45%) Information Governance
5 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.72%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.86%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) CCNA
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.72%) HND
7 1 (1.72%) CCDP
7 1 (1.72%) CCVP
7 1 (1.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.72%) RANCID
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Cisco
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Citrix
3 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.52%) F5
5 8 (13.79%) Polycom
5 8 (13.79%) Avaya
6 7 (12.07%) VMware
7 6 (10.34%) McAfee
7 6 (10.34%) Symantec
8 5 (8.62%) Mitel
9 3 (5.17%) Siemens
9 3 (5.17%) Lotus
9 3 (5.17%) HP
9 3 (5.17%) Altiris
10 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.45%) Nokia
10 2 (3.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.72%) Infoblox