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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 324 271 277
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 335 410 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 5.34% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 232 217
Median daily rate £388 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 23
Median hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £40.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +25.51%
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
7734 7685 6692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.18% 15.16% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 4255 3599
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 420 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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
London -17 132 £420 +29.23% 36
South East -46 87 £350 +9.37% 28
South West +18 39 £375 +25.00% 14
North West +5 30 £375 +66.66% 9
West Midlands -11 18 £450 +35.84% 23
East of England -19 16 £300 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -11 8 £263 +5.00% 13
North East -33 2 - - 1
East Midlands -5 1 - - 5
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 393 (60.18%) Cisco
2 292 (44.72%) WAN
3 271 (41.50%) LAN
4 252 (38.59%) Firewall
5 238 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
6 165 (25.27%) Wireless
6 165 (25.27%) CCNP
7 160 (24.50%) Windows
8 126 (19.30%) ITIL
9 114 (17.46%) MPLS
10 108 (16.54%) CCNA
11 107 (16.39%) Active Directory
12 106 (16.23%) Microsoft
13 105 (16.08%) VPN
14 103 (15.77%) TCP/IP
15 100 (15.31%) Telecoms
16 98 (15.01%) Security Cleared
17 96 (14.70%) Data Centre
18 95 (14.55%) DNS
19 92 (14.09%) VMware
20 90 (13.78%) CheckPoint
21 84 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
22 78 (11.94%) SC Cleared
23 74 (11.33%) Network Security
24 73 (11.18%) Linux
25 71 (10.87%) Windows Server
26 69 (10.57%) DHCP
27 67 (10.26%) Project Management
28 66 (10.11%) Avaya
29 64 (9.80%) HP

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 58 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.05%) Skype for Business
3 32 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.23%) IIS
11 7 (1.07%) Apache
11 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.77%) JBoss
13 4 (0.61%) CMS
14 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.31%) nginx
15 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (7.20%) MS Office
2 29 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.28%) Office 365
2 17 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.46%) SaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Yammer
7 2 (0.31%) GitHub
7 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 292 (44.72%) WAN
2 271 (41.50%) LAN
3 252 (38.59%) Firewall
4 165 (25.27%) Wireless
5 114 (17.46%) MPLS
6 105 (16.08%) VPN
7 103 (15.77%) TCP/IP
8 95 (14.55%) DNS
9 84 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
10 74 (11.33%) Network Security
11 69 (10.57%) DHCP
12 62 (9.49%) BGP
13 59 (9.04%) OSPF
14 55 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
15 50 (7.66%) SAN
16 49 (7.50%) EIGRP
17 38 (5.82%) H.323
18 34 (5.21%) VLAN
19 32 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (4.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (1.07%) MySQL
6 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) OLTP
10 2 (0.31%) SQLite
11 1 (0.15%) MS Access
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.15%) QlikView
11 1 (0.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.46%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.31%) JIRA
4 2 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Gradle
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (15.31%) Telecoms
2 60 (9.19%) Finance
3 23 (3.52%) Retail
4 13 (1.99%) Legal
5 12 (1.84%) Back Office
6 9 (1.38%) Banking
6 9 (1.38%) Front Office
6 9 (1.38%) Law
6 9 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.77%) Advertising
7 5 (0.77%) Local Government
7 5 (0.77%) Marketing
7 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.61%) Electronics
8 4 (0.61%) Games
8 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.46%) Billing
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 2 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 216 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 74 (11.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (10.11%) Architect
4 64 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 59 (9.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 56 (8.58%) Analyst
7 47 (7.20%) VoIP Engineer
8 39 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (5.82%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.67%) Voice Engineer
11 36 (5.51%) Firewall Engineer
12 34 (5.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 29 (4.44%) Consultant
14 27 (4.13%) Network Support
14 27 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
15 26 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 22 (3.37%) Voice Network Engineer
17 21 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
17 21 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.52%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.60%) Web Services
3 7 (1.07%) Middleware
4 6 (0.92%) XMPP
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.77%) RFC 2833
6 4 (0.61%) XML
7 3 (0.46%) HTML
7 3 (0.46%) jQuery
8 2 (0.31%) .NET
8 2 (0.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.31%) CSS
8 2 (0.31%) FreeSWITCH
8 2 (0.31%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.31%) JSON
8 2 (0.31%) LAMP
8 2 (0.31%) MAPI
8 2 (0.31%) SOAP
8 2 (0.31%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.70%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.68%) Blackberry
3 24 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.45%) IVR
6 13 (1.99%) Statistics
7 12 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.92%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (0.92%) Handset
9 6 (0.92%) iPad
9 6 (0.92%) NHS
10 5 (0.77%) CESG
11 4 (0.61%) Clustering
11 4 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.61%) FMCG
11 4 (0.61%) Informatics
11 4 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (24.50%) Windows
2 73 (11.18%) Linux
3 71 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 55 (8.42%) Windows 7
4 55 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (5.97%) Unix
7 27 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (3.06%) Solaris
9 19 (2.91%) Android
10 15 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.53%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.07%) CentOS
15 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.46%) Debian
17 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (19.30%) ITIL
2 67 (10.26%) Project Management
3 46 (7.04%) Change Management
4 40 (6.13%) Network Design
5 39 (5.97%) Service Management
6 38 (5.82%) Service Delivery
7 34 (5.21%) High Availability
8 31 (4.75%) Migration
9 29 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
10 28 (4.29%) Load Balancing
11 26 (3.98%) Network Management
11 26 (3.98%) PRINCE2
11 26 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (3.22%) ITSM
13 19 (2.91%) Time Management
14 18 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (2.45%) Business Continuity
16 16 (2.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.36%) SQL
2 18 (2.76%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.53%) C
4 9 (1.38%) Python
5 8 (1.23%) Perl
6 7 (1.07%) C++
6 7 (1.07%) Java
6 7 (1.07%) PHP
7 5 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.77%) Ruby
8 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.46%) C#
10 2 (0.31%) VBA
11 1 (0.15%) Erlang
11 1 (0.15%) Korn
11 1 (0.15%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.15%) Tcl
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 238 (36.45%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (25.27%) CCNP
3 108 (16.54%) CCNA
4 98 (15.01%) Security Cleared
5 78 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 50 (7.66%) CCIE
7 46 (7.04%) Degree
8 37 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (5.21%) MCSE
10 27 (4.13%) CCDP
11 10 (1.53%) CCDA
11 10 (1.53%) CCENT
12 8 (1.23%) MCP
13 6 (0.92%) CCNP Voice
13 6 (0.92%) CCVP
13 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.77%) CCSE
14 5 (0.77%) JNCIA
14 5 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.58%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.31%) DICOM
5 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 2 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.31%) RMADS
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.60%) XenApp
4 15 (2.30%) vSphere
5 13 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.07%) Brightmail
8 7 (1.07%) XenServer
9 5 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.61%) UAG
11 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.31%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.31%) KVM
12 2 (0.31%) zsh
13 1 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (3.68%) SCCM
3 16 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 13 (1.99%) WSUS
5 10 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.92%) Puppet
9 5 (0.77%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.77%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.77%) Control-M
9 5 (0.77%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.61%) Ansible
10 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.61%) Salt
11 3 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 393 (60.18%) Cisco
2 106 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 92 (14.09%) VMware
4 90 (13.78%) CheckPoint
5 66 (10.11%) Avaya
6 64 (9.80%) HP
7 63 (9.65%) Juniper
8 59 (9.04%) Citrix
9 36 (5.51%) Fortinet
10 31 (4.75%) F5
10 31 (4.75%) Remedy
11 29 (4.44%) Oracle
12 24 (3.68%) Mitel
13 23 (3.52%) NICE Systems
14 22 (3.37%) Palo Alto
15 20 (3.06%) Dell
15 20 (3.06%) Symantec
16 19 (2.91%) Apple
16 19 (2.91%) Aruba
17 18 (2.76%) NetApp
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