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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 272 275 254
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing VoIP 356 325 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 5.27% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 178 173
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£305 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -10.52%
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
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -11 126 £339 -3.21% 53
South East -6 121 £300 -6.25% 36
East of England +16 32 £250 +38.88% 4
South West -4 22 £251 +0.50% 13
Yorkshire -5 19 £250 -13.04% 15
West Midlands -5 13 £325 -17.72% 9
North West -12 12 £438 +45.83% 13
East Midlands -9 9 £300 +36.36% 12
North East +3 4 £238 +21.79% 1
Midlands - - - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 406 (54.21%) Cisco
2 298 (39.79%) WAN
3 270 (36.05%) LAN
4 262 (34.98%) Windows
5 260 (34.71%) Firewall
6 251 (33.51%) Cisco Certification
7 168 (22.43%) Microsoft
8 163 (21.76%) VPN
9 155 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 147 (19.63%) Telecoms
11 145 (19.36%) CCNA
12 138 (18.42%) ITIL
13 131 (17.49%) TCP/IP
14 128 (17.09%) Wireless
15 112 (14.95%) MS Exchange
16 111 (14.82%) MPLS
17 107 (14.29%) CCNP
18 102 (13.62%) VMware
19 92 (12.28%) Citrix
19 92 (12.28%) DNS
20 90 (12.02%) Finance
21 89 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
22 86 (11.48%) Linux
23 84 (11.21%) MS Office
24 81 (10.81%) Windows 7
25 80 (10.68%) F5
26 78 (10.41%) Juniper
27 76 (10.15%) IP Telephony
27 76 (10.15%) Network Security
28 74 (9.88%) OSPF

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 112 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 47 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (5.87%) Lync
4 39 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.60%) IIS
8 11 (1.47%) CMS
9 10 (1.34%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.40%) Apache
13 2 (0.27%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) Drupal
13 2 (0.27%) Quickr
13 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 84 (11.21%) MS Office
2 70 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.60%) Office 365
2 7 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.93%) SaaS
3 6 (0.80%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 298 (39.79%) WAN
2 270 (36.05%) LAN
3 260 (34.71%) Firewall
4 163 (21.76%) VPN
5 131 (17.49%) TCP/IP
6 128 (17.09%) Wireless
7 111 (14.82%) MPLS
8 92 (12.28%) DNS
9 76 (10.15%) IP Telephony
9 76 (10.15%) Network Security
10 74 (9.88%) OSPF
11 73 (9.75%) DHCP
12 70 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (9.21%) VLAN
13 69 (9.21%) BGP
14 67 (8.95%) SAN
15 57 (7.61%) Internet
16 45 (6.01%) IPsec
17 44 (5.87%) Unified Communications
18 42 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.67%) MySQL
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.40%) Subversion
1 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.27%) Selenium
2 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.13%) Hudson
3 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 147 (19.63%) Telecoms
2 90 (12.02%) Finance
3 21 (2.80%) Banking
4 17 (2.27%) Retail
5 11 (1.47%) Games
6 10 (1.34%) Law
6 10 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.20%) Legal
7 9 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.07%) Billing
9 6 (0.80%) Marketing
10 5 (0.67%) Local Government
11 3 (0.40%) Military
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (24.43%) Network Engineer
2 107 (14.29%) Analyst
3 77 (10.28%) Support Engineer
4 60 (8.01%) Architect
5 46 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 37 (4.94%) Support Analyst
7 33 (4.41%) Consultant
8 30 (4.01%) VoIP Engineer
9 29 (3.87%) Design Engineer
10 28 (3.74%) Network Analyst
11 26 (3.47%) Senior Network Engineer
11 26 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
12 25 (3.34%) Service Analyst
12 25 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (3.20%) Voice Engineer
14 22 (2.94%) IT Support
14 22 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
15 21 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.74%) SOAP
2 7 (0.93%) LAMP
3 6 (0.80%) XMPP
3 6 (0.80%) HTML
4 5 (0.67%) Web Services
5 4 (0.53%) CSS
5 4 (0.53%) JSP
5 4 (0.53%) CGI
5 4 (0.53%) Middleware
6 3 (0.40%) XML
7 2 (0.27%) Flash
7 2 (0.27%) JSON
7 2 (0.27%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.27%) jQuery
7 2 (0.27%) REST
8 1 (0.13%) RESTful
8 1 (0.13%) Twisted
8 1 (0.13%) WSRP
8 1 (0.13%) Symfony
8 1 (0.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.54%) Video Conferencing
3 48 (6.41%) Blackberry
4 42 (5.61%) IVR
5 19 (2.54%) Replication
6 18 (2.40%) Clustering
6 18 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.87%) NHS
8 13 (1.74%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.60%) Handset
10 9 (1.20%) Online Games
10 9 (1.20%) Open Source
11 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.80%) iPhone
13 5 (0.67%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.67%) e-Health
13 5 (0.67%) SecurID
13 5 (0.67%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 262 (34.98%) Windows
2 89 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (11.48%) Linux
4 81 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 61 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (5.21%) Windows XP
8 35 (4.67%) UNIX
9 23 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 17 (2.27%) Solaris
12 13 (1.74%) CentOS
13 10 (1.34%) Android
14 9 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.93%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.67%) AIX
18 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
19 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (18.42%) ITIL
2 54 (7.21%) Project Management
3 53 (7.08%) Load Balancing
4 43 (5.74%) Network Design
5 39 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 37 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 33 (4.41%) Service Management
8 28 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (3.60%) Migration
10 25 (3.34%) Configuration Management
11 23 (3.07%) E-Commerce
12 20 (2.67%) Asset Management
12 20 (2.67%) Network Management
12 20 (2.67%) Mentoring
13 19 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (2.40%) Business Continuity
15 17 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (2.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.87%) SQL
2 12 (1.60%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (0.80%) C
6 2 (0.27%) C++
6 2 (0.27%) Java
6 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.13%) Erlang
7 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.13%) Perl
7 1 (0.13%) VB
7 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 251 (33.51%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (19.36%) CCNA
3 107 (14.29%) CCNP
4 60 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (7.21%) Security Cleared
6 48 (6.41%) CCIE
7 40 (5.34%) MCSE
8 39 (5.21%) Degree
9 33 (4.41%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.67%) DV Cleared
11 15 (2.00%) CCDP
11 15 (2.00%) CCVP
11 15 (2.00%) MCITP
12 13 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.74%) MCSA
13 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.93%) ISEB
14 7 (0.93%) MCP
14 7 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.80%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.14%) SLA
2 12 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) QA
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 155 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 54 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.40%) Terminal Services
3 18 (2.40%) vSphere
4 13 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.60%) XenApp
5 12 (1.60%) Firmware
6 9 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.07%) NFS
8 7 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.67%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.67%) vCloud
10 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.53%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.53%) Snort
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (4.94%) SCCM
2 33 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 19 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 16 (2.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 15 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 14 (1.87%) Cisco IPCC
7 11 (1.47%) SCOM
7 11 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
8 10 (1.34%) RANCID
9 6 (0.80%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.67%) MOM
10 5 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.40%) Control-M
12 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.40%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 406 (54.21%) Cisco
2 168 (22.43%) Microsoft
3 102 (13.62%) VMware
4 92 (12.28%) Citrix
5 80 (10.68%) F5
6 78 (10.41%) Juniper
7 70 (9.35%) Avaya
8 69 (9.21%) CheckPoint
9 58 (7.74%) HP
10 45 (6.01%) SolarWinds
11 33 (4.41%) Mitel
12 26 (3.47%) McAfee
13 20 (2.67%) Symantec
14 19 (2.54%) Nokia
15 18 (2.40%) BT
16 16 (2.14%) Blue Coat
17 15 (2.00%) NetApp
17 15 (2.00%) Red Hat
17 15 (2.00%) 3PAR
18 14 (1.87%) Apple
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £555.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Salt
Rate: £221.89 - £247.78 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago