The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 293 284 280
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 336 355 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 5.02% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 216 193
Average daily rate £365 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £164 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 37
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £26.50 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -4 101 £350 - 44
London -23 101 £388 +3.33% 44
North West +1 34 £350 +55.55% 23
West Midlands +9 26 £450 +24.13% 13
South West -11 22 £313 -10.71% 14
East Midlands -6 17 £388 +10.71% 7
East of England 0 14 £240 +41.17% 9
Yorkshire -18 13 £525 +27.27% 16
North East -16 4 - - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 373 (52.09%) Cisco
2 252 (35.20%) WAN
3 235 (32.82%) LAN
4 224 (31.28%) Windows
5 220 (30.73%) Firewall
6 192 (26.82%) Cisco Certification
7 151 (21.09%) Active Directory
7 151 (21.09%) Microsoft
8 140 (19.55%) DNS
9 138 (19.27%) ITIL
10 133 (18.58%) Wireless
11 128 (17.88%) VPN
12 127 (17.74%) VMware
13 118 (16.48%) CCNP
14 112 (15.64%) Telecoms
15 110 (15.36%) TCP/IP
16 108 (15.08%) Data Centre
17 97 (13.55%) Windows Server
18 93 (12.99%) CCNA
19 91 (12.71%) MPLS
19 91 (12.71%) Security Cleared
20 89 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 89 (12.43%) DHCP
21 86 (12.01%) Linux
22 79 (11.03%) Windows 7
23 78 (10.89%) CheckPoint
24 75 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
25 72 (10.06%) Network Security
26 71 (9.92%) Juniper
27 70 (9.78%) HP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 65 (9.08%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.15%) Skype for Business
3 41 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 36 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.09%) IIS
8 14 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.56%) Apache
11 4 (0.56%) CMS
11 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.42%) JBoss
12 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.14%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.14%) Zope
Applications
1 67 (9.36%) MS Office
2 43 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.01%) Office 365
2 15 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.98%) SaaS
4 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.84%) PaaS
5 5 (0.70%) IaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.28%) Yammer
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 252 (35.20%) WAN
2 235 (32.82%) LAN
3 220 (30.73%) Firewall
4 140 (19.55%) DNS
5 133 (18.58%) Wireless
6 128 (17.88%) VPN
7 110 (15.36%) TCP/IP
8 91 (12.71%) MPLS
9 89 (12.43%) DHCP
10 75 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
11 72 (10.06%) Network Security
12 70 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
13 68 (9.50%) OSPF
14 63 (8.80%) BGP
15 56 (7.82%) SAN
16 48 (6.70%) VLAN
17 43 (6.01%) Cisco Nexus
18 42 (5.87%) Internet
19 39 (5.45%) H.323
20 38 (5.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.54%) MySQL
5 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.98%) EDRMS
6 7 (0.98%) OLTP
7 6 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.56%) Android Studio
3 3 (0.42%) Gradle
3 3 (0.42%) JIRA
3 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 112 (15.64%) Telecoms
2 58 (8.10%) Finance
3 25 (3.49%) Legal
4 22 (3.07%) Retail
5 17 (2.37%) Back Office
6 16 (2.23%) Law
7 13 (1.82%) Front Office
7 13 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.40%) Banking
9 9 (1.26%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.12%) Advertising
11 7 (0.98%) Local Government
11 7 (0.98%) Military
12 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.42%) Electronics
14 3 (0.42%) Marketing
14 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
15 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (27.23%) Network Engineer
2 89 (12.43%) Architect
3 87 (12.15%) Analyst
4 79 (11.03%) Support Engineer
5 69 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 54 (7.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 43 (6.01%) Senior Network Engineer
8 41 (5.73%) Project Manager
9 39 (5.45%) VoIP Engineer
10 34 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
12 29 (4.05%) Network Support
13 28 (3.91%) Support Analyst
14 27 (3.77%) Desktop Support
14 27 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
14 27 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
15 26 (3.63%) Consultant
16 23 (3.21%) Voice Engineer
17 22 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 21 (2.93%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.05%) Web Services
2 17 (2.37%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.82%) XMPP
4 11 (1.54%) Middleware
5 9 (1.26%) RFC 2833
6 8 (1.12%) JSON
7 7 (0.98%) SOAP
7 7 (0.98%) WSDL
8 5 (0.70%) CSS
9 4 (0.56%) .NET
10 3 (0.42%) COM
10 3 (0.42%) jQuery
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.42%) WebSockets
11 2 (0.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.28%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.14%) iOS SDK
12 1 (0.14%) REST
12 1 (0.14%) RESTful
12 1 (0.14%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 108 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 48 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.87%) Video Conferencing
4 31 (4.33%) Blackberry
5 28 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.93%) IVR
7 19 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.65%) NHS
7 19 (2.65%) Statistics
8 14 (1.96%) CESG
8 14 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.40%) Clustering
10 9 (1.26%) Handset
10 9 (1.26%) iPad
11 8 (1.12%) BYOD
11 8 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.70%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 224 (31.28%) Windows
2 97 (13.55%) Windows Server
3 86 (12.01%) Linux
4 79 (11.03%) Windows 7
5 68 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (6.84%) Unix
6 49 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (4.05%) Android
9 25 (3.49%) Windows XP
10 21 (2.93%) Solaris
11 14 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.98%) CentOS
14 6 (0.84%) MVS
14 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.70%) VMS
15 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (19.27%) ITIL
2 59 (8.24%) Project Management
3 50 (6.98%) Network Design
4 42 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (5.59%) PRINCE2
6 39 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 37 (5.17%) Service Management
8 36 (5.03%) Network Management
9 28 (3.91%) Load Balancing
9 28 (3.91%) Migration
10 27 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (3.49%) Change Management
11 25 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
12 23 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (2.93%) High Availability
14 21 (2.93%) Problem Management
14 21 (2.93%) Time Management
15 20 (2.79%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 53 (7.40%) SQL
2 18 (2.51%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.96%) Python
4 13 (1.82%) Perl
5 11 (1.54%) Java
6 7 (0.98%) C
7 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.70%) PHP
9 3 (0.42%) C#
9 3 (0.42%) C++
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
10 2 (0.28%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) Erlang
11 1 (0.14%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 192 (26.82%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (16.48%) CCNP
3 93 (12.99%) CCNA
4 91 (12.71%) Security Cleared
5 63 (8.80%) SC Cleared
6 45 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (5.31%) Degree
7 38 (5.31%) MCSE
8 27 (3.77%) CCIE
9 11 (1.54%) CCENT
10 10 (1.40%) CCDA
11 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.12%) CCVP
13 7 (0.98%) CCDP
13 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.98%) MCP
14 6 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.84%) MCSA
14 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.64%) SLA
2 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.28%) RMADS
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 89 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 20 (2.79%) XenApp
4 13 (1.82%) vSphere
5 12 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.98%) XenServer
8 5 (0.70%) Brightmail
8 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.28%) Firmware
11 2 (0.28%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.28%) zsh
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (5.17%) SCCM
2 33 (4.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (1.68%) WSUS
4 9 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.70%) Nagios
8 5 (0.70%) SCOM
8 5 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.56%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.56%) Puppet
10 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.42%) Cacti
10 3 (0.42%) Control-M
10 3 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 373 (52.09%) Cisco
2 151 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 127 (17.74%) VMware
4 78 (10.89%) CheckPoint
5 71 (9.92%) Juniper
6 70 (9.78%) HP
7 68 (9.50%) Avaya
8 66 (9.22%) Citrix
9 35 (4.89%) SolarWinds
10 33 (4.61%) Oracle
11 32 (4.47%) NetApp
12 31 (4.33%) F5
12 31 (4.33%) Mitel
13 30 (4.19%) Palo Alto
14 24 (3.35%) Aruba
15 17 (2.37%) Apple
16 16 (2.23%) Fortinet
16 16 (2.23%) Huawei
16 16 (2.23%) Symantec
17 14 (1.96%) iManage
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