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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 260 270 253
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 391 370 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 5.66% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 208 154
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 43
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.36 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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
7499 6537 6663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.18% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4142 3515 3434
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 366 538
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
London -32 133 £310 -10.14% 63
South East -15 131 £320 -3.03% 49
East of England +35 39 £250 +47.05% 5
South West 0 22 £233 -7.00% 13
West Midlands -12 18 £325 -9.72% 16
Yorkshire -16 17 £250 -13.04% 10
North West -17 16 £240 -26.15% 15
East Midlands +4 15 £300 +71.42% 11
North East -3 2 £200 +33.33%
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 391 (53.13%) Cisco
2 267 (36.28%) WAN
3 257 (34.92%) Firewall
4 250 (33.97%) LAN
5 239 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
6 229 (31.11%) Windows
7 165 (22.42%) VPN
8 156 (21.20%) Microsoft
9 144 (19.57%) Active Directory
10 141 (19.16%) Telecoms
11 131 (17.80%) Wireless
12 130 (17.66%) CCNA
13 126 (17.12%) TCP/IP
13 126 (17.12%) ITIL
14 116 (15.76%) CCNP
15 106 (14.40%) Citrix
16 105 (14.27%) MS Exchange
17 101 (13.72%) MPLS
18 98 (13.32%) VMware
19 87 (11.82%) Network Security
20 84 (11.41%) Linux
20 84 (11.41%) DNS
20 84 (11.41%) F5
21 83 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
22 77 (10.46%) OSPF
22 77 (10.46%) Finance
23 75 (10.19%) Juniper
23 75 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
24 74 (10.05%) VLAN
25 72 (9.78%) BGP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 105 (14.27%) MS Exchange
2 50 (6.79%) Lync
3 47 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.04%) IIS
6 13 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.49%) CMS
7 11 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.22%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.27%) Apache
12 2 (0.27%) SAS
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Quickr
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (9.10%) MS Office
2 62 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.14%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.40%) Office 365
2 11 (1.49%) Google Apps
3 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.95%) SaaS
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 267 (36.28%) WAN
2 257 (34.92%) Firewall
3 250 (33.97%) LAN
4 165 (22.42%) VPN
5 131 (17.80%) Wireless
6 126 (17.12%) TCP/IP
7 101 (13.72%) MPLS
8 87 (11.82%) Network Security
9 84 (11.41%) DNS
10 83 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
11 77 (10.46%) OSPF
12 74 (10.05%) VLAN
13 72 (9.78%) BGP
14 68 (9.24%) IP Telephony
15 64 (8.70%) DHCP
16 57 (7.74%) SAN
17 49 (6.66%) Internet
17 49 (6.66%) Cisco IOS
18 48 (6.52%) IPsec
19 46 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.14%) DTS
6 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) Selenium
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.14%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
3 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 141 (19.16%) Telecoms
2 77 (10.46%) Finance
3 19 (2.58%) Banking
4 12 (1.63%) Retail
5 11 (1.49%) Games
6 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.36%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.09%) Billing
8 7 (0.95%) Marketing
9 6 (0.82%) Law
10 5 (0.68%) Legal
10 5 (0.68%) Local Government
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 3 (0.41%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.41%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 177 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 85 (11.55%) Analyst
3 71 (9.65%) Support Engineer
4 58 (7.88%) Architect
5 45 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 42 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (5.57%) Consultant
8 37 (5.03%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.08%) VoIP Engineer
10 28 (3.80%) Voice Engineer
10 28 (3.80%) Design Engineer
10 28 (3.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 26 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
11 26 (3.53%) IT Support
12 25 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (2.85%) Network Support
15 20 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (2.58%) Service Analyst
16 19 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.63%) SOAP
2 6 (0.82%) XMPP
3 5 (0.68%) LAMP
3 5 (0.68%) CSS
4 4 (0.54%) JSP
4 4 (0.54%) HTML
4 4 (0.54%) CGI
5 3 (0.41%) Web Services
6 2 (0.27%) XML
6 2 (0.27%) Flash
6 2 (0.27%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) WSRP
7 1 (0.14%) jQuery
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
7 1 (0.14%) Twisted
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) COM
7 1 (0.14%) Middleware
7 1 (0.14%) VXML
7 1 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 35 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 32 (4.35%) IVR
5 20 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.58%) Replication
6 19 (2.58%) Clustering
7 13 (1.77%) NHS
8 12 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.49%) Handset
10 10 (1.36%) iPhone
11 9 (1.22%) Online Games
12 8 (1.09%) Open Source
13 6 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.82%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 229 (31.11%) Windows
2 84 (11.41%) Linux
3 75 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (9.10%) Windows 7
5 59 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (5.57%) Windows XP
8 31 (4.21%) UNIX
9 23 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.99%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.90%) Solaris
12 12 (1.63%) Android
12 12 (1.63%) CentOS
13 11 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.22%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.09%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.54%) VMS
17 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.12%) ITIL
2 58 (7.88%) Load Balancing
3 56 (7.61%) Project Management
4 43 (5.84%) Network Design
5 41 (5.57%) PRINCE2
6 35 (4.76%) Service Management
6 35 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 29 (3.94%) Configuration Management
7 29 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 25 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (3.26%) Network Management
10 23 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 23 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (2.72%) Change Management
11 20 (2.72%) Migration
12 19 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (2.45%) Mentoring
13 18 (2.45%) Incident Management
14 16 (2.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.03%) SQL
2 12 (1.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.54%) C
5 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.27%) Java
6 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.14%) Erlang
6 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.14%) PHP
6 1 (0.14%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 239 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (17.66%) CCNA
3 116 (15.76%) CCNP
4 56 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 55 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (6.11%) Degree
7 43 (5.84%) CCIE
8 37 (5.03%) MCSE
9 32 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 23 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.17%) CCDP
11 16 (2.17%) CCVP
12 13 (1.77%) MCSA
12 13 (1.77%) MCITP
13 11 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.09%) JNCIA
16 7 (0.95%) MCP
16 7 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.66%) SLA
2 10 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) TickIT
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 144 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.85%) vSphere
4 18 (2.45%) Terminal Services
5 15 (2.04%) XenApp
6 14 (1.90%) Firmware
7 11 (1.49%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.22%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.95%) NFS
9 7 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.41%) Snort
10 3 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.41%) vCloud
11 2 (0.27%) Squid
11 2 (0.27%) Xen
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (4.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (4.21%) SCCM
3 20 (2.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 16 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 16 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 15 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
6 14 (1.90%) RANCID
7 11 (1.49%) SCOM
7 11 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.41%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.41%) vMotion
10 3 (0.41%) Iperf
10 3 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.41%) Puppet
10 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.27%) NetCrunch
11 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.27%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 391 (53.13%) Cisco
2 156 (21.20%) Microsoft
3 106 (14.40%) Citrix
4 98 (13.32%) VMware
5 84 (11.41%) F5
6 75 (10.19%) Juniper
7 67 (9.10%) CheckPoint
8 59 (8.02%) Avaya
9 47 (6.39%) HP
10 43 (5.84%) SolarWinds
11 30 (4.08%) Mitel
12 24 (3.26%) McAfee
13 16 (2.17%) Apple
13 16 (2.17%) Fortinet
14 15 (2.04%) Blue Coat
15 14 (1.90%) BT
15 14 (1.90%) Infoblox
15 14 (1.90%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.77%) NetApp
16 13 (1.77%) Polycom
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