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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 257 283 267
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 429 389 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 5.47% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 258 259
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £179 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 48
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £46.80 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
7040 7109 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.20% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4244 4229 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 444 412
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
South East +40 128 £374 -3.41% 34
London -6 123 £375 -3.22% 32
North West +51 74 £450 +5.88% 18
East of England +12 36 £250 -31.74% 5
South West +7 25 £323 +3.20% 5
West Midlands -30 22 £455 +82.00% 17
East Midlands -12 9 £170 -62.22% 5
Yorkshire -17 6 £149 -66.75% 10
VoIP
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 396 (49.69%) Cisco
2 285 (35.76%) WAN
3 280 (35.13%) LAN
4 263 (33.00%) Firewall
5 231 (28.98%) Windows
6 226 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (20.58%) VPN
8 160 (20.08%) Telecoms
9 156 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 150 (18.82%) Active Directory
11 147 (18.44%) CCNP
12 141 (17.69%) CCNA
13 140 (17.57%) TCP/IP
14 128 (16.06%) Data Centre
15 126 (15.81%) Security Cleared
16 121 (15.18%) Linux
17 120 (15.06%) Wireless
18 113 (14.18%) DNS
19 112 (14.05%) SC Cleared
20 110 (13.80%) VMware
21 105 (13.17%) CheckPoint
22 101 (12.67%) ITIL
23 95 (11.92%) Wi-Fi
24 88 (11.04%) Unified Communications
25 86 (10.79%) Network Security
26 85 (10.66%) Finance
27 81 (10.16%) Windows Server
28 80 (10.04%) Unix
28 80 (10.04%) DHCP
29 79 (9.91%) MPLS

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 61 (7.65%) Skype for Business
2 45 (5.65%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.76%) Apache
5 14 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.75%) Apache Qpid
8 6 (0.75%) Confluence
8 6 (0.75%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 3 (0.38%) IIS
10 3 (0.38%) Quickr
11 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Jetty
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 74 (9.28%) MS Office
2 50 (6.27%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.78%) Office 365
2 24 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.01%) OneDrive
4 13 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.51%) G Suite
6 11 (1.38%) SaaS
7 8 (1.00%) PaaS
8 7 (0.88%) Yammer
9 6 (0.75%) Trello
10 5 (0.63%) IaaS
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.38%) GitHub
11 3 (0.38%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.25%) Slack
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 285 (35.76%) WAN
2 280 (35.13%) LAN
3 263 (33.00%) Firewall
4 164 (20.58%) VPN
5 140 (17.57%) TCP/IP
6 120 (15.06%) Wireless
7 113 (14.18%) DNS
8 95 (11.92%) Wi-Fi
9 88 (11.04%) Unified Communications
10 86 (10.79%) Network Security
11 80 (10.04%) DHCP
12 79 (9.91%) MPLS
13 78 (9.79%) PBX
14 73 (9.16%) Cisco ASA
15 70 (8.78%) Internet
16 54 (6.78%) VLAN
17 52 (6.52%) Skype
18 49 (6.15%) Ethernet
18 49 (6.15%) IP Telephony
18 49 (6.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.51%) Redis
3 6 (0.75%) Big Data
3 6 (0.75%) MySQL
3 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.25%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.01%) GCC
1 16 (2.01%) GDB
1 16 (2.01%) Subversion
1 16 (2.01%) Trac
2 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
2 7 (0.88%) CMake
2 7 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.75%) GoogleTest
3 6 (0.75%) JIRA
3 6 (0.75%) Valgrind
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 160 (20.08%) Telecoms
2 85 (10.66%) Finance
3 21 (2.63%) Banking
4 20 (2.51%) Retail
5 11 (1.38%) Back Office
6 10 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.00%) Legal
7 8 (1.00%) Military
8 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.75%) Local Government
10 4 (0.50%) Games
10 4 (0.50%) Marketing
10 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 173 (21.71%) Network Engineer
2 107 (13.43%) Architect
3 83 (10.41%) Analyst
4 80 (10.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 63 (7.90%) Voice Engineer
6 58 (7.28%) Support Engineer
7 56 (7.03%) VoIP Engineer
8 55 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 41 (5.14%) Network Architect
10 35 (4.39%) Project Manager
11 30 (3.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 28 (3.51%) Support Analyst
13 26 (3.26%) Telephony Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Security Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Telecoms Engineer
15 24 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.27%) ELK Stack
2 25 (3.14%) 802.1X
3 22 (2.76%) STL
4 16 (2.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (1.51%) XMPP
6 11 (1.38%) Web Services
7 10 (1.25%) RESTful
8 7 (0.88%) CSS
8 7 (0.88%) J2EE
9 5 (0.63%) .NET
10 3 (0.38%) Middleware
10 3 (0.38%) RFC 2833
11 1 (0.13%) CCXML
11 1 (0.13%) CSS3
11 1 (0.13%) HTML5
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.13%) SAML
11 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
11 1 (0.13%) VXML
11 1 (0.13%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.06%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.02%) Video Conferencing
3 31 (3.89%) IVR
4 28 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 26 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.26%) Smartphone
6 23 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
8 15 (1.88%) Clustering
9 14 (1.76%) PKI
10 13 (1.63%) iPad
11 12 (1.51%) iPhone
11 12 (1.51%) Statistics
12 11 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.25%) CESG
13 10 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.25%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.00%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.00%) FMCG
14 8 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 231 (28.98%) Windows
2 121 (15.18%) Linux
3 81 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 80 (10.04%) Unix
5 61 (7.65%) Windows 7
6 45 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.14%) Android
9 21 (2.63%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.76%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.38%) Solaris
15 9 (1.13%) CentOS
16 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (12.67%) ITIL
2 76 (9.54%) Project Management
3 71 (8.91%) Migration
4 66 (8.28%) Network Design
5 61 (7.65%) Patch Management
6 50 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
7 46 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (5.27%) PRINCE2
9 41 (5.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 40 (5.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (4.27%) Service Management
13 30 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 27 (3.39%) Case Management
15 24 (3.01%) High Availability
15 24 (3.01%) TOGAF
16 23 (2.89%) Change Control
16 23 (2.89%) Information Security
16 23 (2.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.77%) SQL
2 34 (4.27%) C++
3 28 (3.51%) Python
4 17 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.88%) Java
6 14 (1.76%) Perl
7 13 (1.63%) Ruby
8 7 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.75%) C
9 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.13%) Fortran
11 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.13%) R
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 226 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (18.44%) CCNP
3 141 (17.69%) CCNA
4 126 (15.81%) Security Cleared
5 112 (14.05%) SC Cleared
6 54 (6.78%) CCIE
7 41 (5.14%) CISSP
8 38 (4.77%) Degree
9 35 (4.39%) SANS
10 34 (4.27%) SSCP
11 31 (3.89%) CCVP
12 28 (3.51%) CCDP
13 21 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (1.88%) CCDA
15 12 (1.51%) MCSE
16 11 (1.38%) DV Cleared
17 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (1.13%) JNCIP
18 8 (1.00%) DBS Check
18 8 (1.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.27%) SLA
2 8 (1.00%) QA
3 6 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.75%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 150 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 60 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.63%) XenApp
5 9 (1.13%) vSphere
6 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.75%) Docker
7 6 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.38%) Firmware
9 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.25%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (7.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (4.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (4.39%) QRadar
4 27 (3.39%) SCCM
5 21 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 18 (2.26%) FortiGate
7 16 (2.01%) SCOM
8 14 (1.76%) Puppet
9 13 (1.63%) Nagios
10 12 (1.51%) Ansible
11 11 (1.38%) Kibana
11 11 (1.38%) logstash
12 10 (1.25%) Nessus
12 10 (1.25%) Nexpose
12 10 (1.25%) Nmap
13 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (1.00%) WSUS
15 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.75%) Salt
15 6 (0.75%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 396 (49.69%) Cisco
2 156 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 110 (13.80%) VMware
4 105 (13.17%) CheckPoint
5 71 (8.91%) Citrix
6 68 (8.53%) Avaya
7 64 (8.03%) Juniper
8 54 (6.78%) Apple
9 43 (5.40%) Mitel
9 43 (5.40%) Palo Alto
10 42 (5.27%) F5
11 37 (4.64%) HP
11 37 (4.64%) Splunk
12 30 (3.76%) IBM
13 28 (3.51%) Google
14 27 (3.39%) Intel Security
15 24 (3.01%) LogRhythm
16 23 (2.89%) Fortinet
17 21 (2.63%) SolarWinds
18 17 (2.13%) Aruba
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