The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 298 275 295
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing VoIP 377 429 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 5.89% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 266 199
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £186 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 62
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.82% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £48.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.76%
VoIP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in England

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the England region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in England

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in England

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the England region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in England

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
London +7 132 £375 -6.25% 45
South East +16 96 £375 +7.14% 29
North West +33 55 £413 +3.12% 19
West Midlands -12 35 £300 +2.20% 16
South West 0 27 £265 -0.93% 7
East of England -13 12 £194 -22.50% 8
Yorkshire -22 10 £339 +23.40% 10
East Midlands -12 6 £438 +25.00% 9
North East -24 1 - - 2
VoIP
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 384 (53.19%) Cisco
2 287 (39.75%) WAN
3 278 (38.50%) LAN
4 264 (36.57%) Firewall
5 220 (30.47%) Cisco Certification
6 206 (28.53%) Windows
7 159 (22.02%) Microsoft
8 155 (21.47%) CCNP
9 151 (20.91%) Active Directory
10 146 (20.22%) Wireless
11 137 (18.98%) CCNA
12 135 (18.70%) TCP/IP
13 132 (18.28%) VPN
14 124 (17.17%) Data Centre
15 118 (16.34%) ITIL
16 108 (14.96%) CheckPoint
16 108 (14.96%) Telecoms
17 106 (14.68%) VMware
18 105 (14.54%) Windows Server
19 101 (13.99%) Security Cleared
20 98 (13.57%) MPLS
21 95 (13.16%) DNS
22 89 (12.33%) SC Cleared
23 88 (12.19%) Linux
24 84 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
25 82 (11.36%) Network Security
26 81 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
27 78 (10.80%) Finance
28 77 (10.66%) Juniper
29 71 (9.83%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 59 (8.17%) Skype for Business
2 51 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 35 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.49%) Apache
7 16 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.69%) IIS
10 4 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.42%) Quickr
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.28%) nginx
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (8.31%) MS Office
2 50 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.48%) Office 365
2 19 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.66%) Google Apps
6 10 (1.39%) OneDrive
7 8 (1.11%) SaaS
8 6 (0.83%) PaaS
8 6 (0.83%) Trello
9 4 (0.55%) Yammer
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.42%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.28%) Slack
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 287 (39.75%) WAN
2 278 (38.50%) LAN
3 264 (36.57%) Firewall
4 146 (20.22%) Wireless
5 135 (18.70%) TCP/IP
6 132 (18.28%) VPN
7 98 (13.57%) MPLS
8 95 (13.16%) DNS
9 84 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 82 (11.36%) Network Security
11 81 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
12 71 (9.83%) DHCP
13 69 (9.56%) Unified Communications
14 66 (9.14%) OSPF
15 64 (8.86%) BGP
16 49 (6.79%) PBX
17 48 (6.65%) Internet
17 48 (6.65%) VLAN
18 47 (6.51%) EIGRP
19 46 (6.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.39%) Redis
3 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.69%) Big Data
6 4 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.42%) MySQL
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.28%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.14%) QlikView
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Subversion
2 8 (1.11%) GCC
2 8 (1.11%) GDB
2 8 (1.11%) Trac
3 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 108 (14.96%) Telecoms
2 78 (10.80%) Finance
3 20 (2.77%) Banking
3 20 (2.77%) Retail
4 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.97%) Billing
6 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.83%) Legal
7 5 (0.69%) Back Office
7 5 (0.69%) Local Government
7 5 (0.69%) Military
8 4 (0.55%) Games
8 4 (0.55%) Marketing
8 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.28%) French Language
10 2 (0.28%) iGaming
10 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 188 (26.04%) Network Engineer
2 104 (14.40%) Architect
3 79 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 66 (9.14%) Analyst
5 65 (9.00%) Voice Engineer
6 63 (8.73%) Support Engineer
7 62 (8.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 60 (8.31%) VoIP Engineer
9 34 (4.71%) Network Architect
10 33 (4.57%) Firewall Engineer
10 33 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (3.74%) IT Support
11 27 (3.74%) Support Analyst
11 27 (3.74%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 26 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
13 25 (3.46%) Security Engineer
14 24 (3.32%) Telecoms Engineer
15 23 (3.19%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
15 23 (3.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.85%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.63%) ELK Stack
3 14 (1.94%) XMPP
4 12 (1.66%) Web Services
5 8 (1.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (1.11%) RESTful
5 8 (1.11%) STL
6 5 (0.69%) .NET
6 5 (0.69%) J2EE
6 5 (0.69%) Middleware
7 4 (0.55%) CSS
8 2 (0.28%) COM
8 2 (0.28%) HTML
8 2 (0.28%) XML
9 1 (0.14%) CORBA
9 1 (0.14%) EDI
9 1 (0.14%) LAMP
9 1 (0.14%) SAML
9 1 (0.14%) Servlets
9 1 (0.14%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.17%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.37%) IVR
3 31 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
4 26 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.91%) Handset
7 20 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.77%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.52%) Clustering
9 11 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.39%) iPad
10 10 (1.39%) iPhone
11 9 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
11 9 (1.25%) FMCG
12 8 (1.11%) CESG
12 8 (1.11%) PKI
13 7 (0.97%) BYOD
13 7 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 206 (28.53%) Windows
2 105 (14.54%) Windows Server
3 88 (12.19%) Linux
4 47 (6.51%) Windows 7
5 44 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (5.96%) Unix
7 30 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.32%) Windows 10
9 21 (2.91%) Android
9 21 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.80%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.97%) Solaris
13 7 (0.97%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.55%) CentOS
15 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.34%) ITIL
2 61 (8.45%) Project Management
3 60 (8.31%) Migration
4 46 (6.37%) Network Design
4 46 (6.37%) Network Monitoring
5 38 (5.26%) Change Management
6 37 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (4.99%) Patch Management
8 35 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (4.29%) Change Control
9 31 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 25 (3.46%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (3.46%) Service Delivery
11 21 (2.91%) TOGAF
12 20 (2.77%) Presales
12 20 (2.77%) Service Management
12 20 (2.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.65%) SQL
2 26 (3.60%) Python
3 25 (3.46%) C++
4 19 (2.63%) Java
5 15 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.94%) Perl
7 13 (1.80%) Ruby
8 12 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.25%) C
10 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.14%) Fortran
12 1 (0.14%) Korn
12 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) R
12 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 220 (30.47%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (21.47%) CCNP
3 137 (18.98%) CCNA
4 101 (13.99%) Security Cleared
5 89 (12.33%) SC Cleared
6 48 (6.65%) CCIE
7 35 (4.85%) Degree
8 32 (4.43%) CCDP
9 22 (3.05%) CISSP
10 20 (2.77%) CCVP
11 19 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (2.22%) SANS
12 16 (2.22%) SSCP
13 13 (1.80%) MCSE
14 12 (1.66%) CCDA
14 12 (1.66%) JNCIA
15 11 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.11%) JNCIP
17 7 (0.97%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.16%) SLA
2 10 (1.39%) QA
3 9 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.25%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.42%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 151 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 57 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.35%) XenApp
5 12 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.25%) vSphere
6 9 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.28%) Brightmail
11 2 (0.28%) Firmware
11 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.28%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) XenServer
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (6.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (4.71%) SCCM
3 27 (3.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 22 (3.05%) FortiGate
5 19 (2.63%) QRadar
6 14 (1.94%) Puppet
6 14 (1.94%) SCOM
7 13 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
8 12 (1.66%) Nagios
9 11 (1.52%) Ansible
9 11 (1.52%) Cacti
9 11 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.52%) Salt
9 11 (1.52%) WSUS
10 10 (1.39%) SmokePing
11 9 (1.25%) Kibana
11 9 (1.25%) logstash
11 9 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (0.97%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 384 (53.19%) Cisco
2 159 (22.02%) Microsoft
3 108 (14.96%) CheckPoint
4 106 (14.68%) VMware
5 77 (10.66%) Juniper
6 60 (8.31%) Avaya
7 58 (8.03%) Citrix
8 56 (7.76%) Palo Alto
9 54 (7.48%) Mitel
10 52 (7.20%) F5
11 38 (5.26%) HP
12 35 (4.85%) Apple
12 35 (4.85%) Fortinet
13 26 (3.60%) IBM
14 25 (3.46%) Intel Security
15 22 (3.05%) Riverbed
16 21 (2.91%) Aruba
16 21 (2.91%) Splunk
17 20 (2.77%) SolarWinds
18 19 (2.63%) LogRhythm
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