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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 251 276 233
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -43
Contract jobs citing VoIP 455 355 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 4.75% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 186 234
Average daily rate
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£355 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 30
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +51 177 £400 +23.07% 55
South East -29 88 £375 +13.20% 24
South West +23 42 £315 - 12
North West -14 37 £325 -4.27% 10
East of England -10 36 £250 +31.57% 7
Yorkshire -6 35 £260 +38.66% 10
West Midlands -1 18 £356 -10.15% 9
East Midlands -7 8 £350 +16.66% 4
North East -18 8 £469 +70.45% 3
Midlands - 6 £320 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 456 (54.61%) Cisco
2 284 (34.01%) Firewall
3 279 (33.41%) WAN
4 275 (32.93%) Cisco Certification
5 253 (30.30%) LAN
6 238 (28.50%) Windows
7 177 (21.20%) Wireless
8 171 (20.48%) CCNP
9 162 (19.40%) VPN
10 155 (18.56%) Microsoft
11 144 (17.25%) Telecoms
12 139 (16.65%) Active Directory
13 135 (16.17%) CCNA
14 134 (16.05%) ITIL
15 132 (15.81%) TCP/IP
16 130 (15.57%) MPLS
17 118 (14.13%) CheckPoint
18 116 (13.89%) Data Centre
19 114 (13.65%) VMware
20 107 (12.81%) Network Security
20 107 (12.81%) Cisco ASA
21 104 (12.46%) OSPF
22 103 (12.34%) VLAN
23 100 (11.98%) Linux
24 98 (11.74%) Avaya
25 95 (11.38%) BGP
26 94 (11.26%) Citrix
26 94 (11.26%) DNS
27 84 (10.06%) Network Design
28 82 (9.82%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (6.11%) MS Exchange
1 51 (6.11%) Lync
2 40 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.40%) CMS
5 13 (1.56%) IIS
6 8 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.48%) Apache
10 3 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.12%) Zope
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 71 (8.50%) MS Office
2 62 (7.43%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.20%) MS Project
4 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.40%) Office 365
2 9 (1.08%) SaaS
3 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.84%) PaaS
5 6 (0.72%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.48%) IaaS
7 4 (0.48%) Yammer
8 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 284 (34.01%) Firewall
2 279 (33.41%) WAN
3 253 (30.30%) LAN
4 177 (21.20%) Wireless
5 162 (19.40%) VPN
6 132 (15.81%) TCP/IP
7 130 (15.57%) MPLS
8 107 (12.81%) Network Security
8 107 (12.81%) Cisco ASA
9 104 (12.46%) OSPF
10 103 (12.34%) VLAN
11 95 (11.38%) BGP
12 94 (11.26%) DNS
13 82 (9.82%) DHCP
14 79 (9.46%) IPsec
15 68 (8.14%) EIGRP
16 61 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 60 (7.19%) SAN
18 58 (6.95%) Wi-Fi
19 54 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.96%) MySQL
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.12%) DTS
7 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.24%) Subversion
3 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.12%) GCC
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 144 (17.25%) Telecoms
2 73 (8.74%) Finance
3 25 (2.99%) Banking
4 17 (2.04%) Legal
5 14 (1.68%) Local Government
6 10 (1.20%) Retail
7 9 (1.08%) Law
7 9 (1.08%) Back Office
7 9 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.84%) Military
8 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.72%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.48%) Front Office
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) French Language
12 2 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 207 (24.79%) Network Engineer
2 82 (9.82%) Architect
3 79 (9.46%) Analyst
4 64 (7.66%) Project Manager
5 51 (6.11%) Support Engineer
6 45 (5.39%) Voice Engineer
7 41 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
8 36 (4.31%) Consultant
9 35 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 35 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
10 32 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 31 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
11 31 (3.71%) VoIP Engineer
12 28 (3.35%) Network Architect
13 25 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (2.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 22 (2.63%) Avaya Engineer
15 22 (2.63%) VoIP Project Manager
16 21 (2.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.63%) 802.1X
2 24 (2.87%) Middleware
3 18 (2.16%) XMPP
4 17 (2.04%) CSS
5 12 (1.44%) Web Services
6 6 (0.72%) SOAP
6 6 (0.72%) JSON
7 5 (0.60%) WSDL
8 3 (0.36%) HTML
9 2 (0.24%) XML
9 2 (0.24%) RESTful
10 1 (0.12%) Twisted
10 1 (0.12%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.12%) REST
10 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.12%) WSRP
10 1 (0.12%) CGI
10 1 (0.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.47%) Video Conferencing
3 42 (5.03%) IVR
4 41 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 19 (2.28%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.92%) Clustering
10 13 (1.56%) Replication
10 13 (1.56%) NHS
11 12 (1.44%) iPhone
12 10 (1.20%) Handset
13 9 (1.08%) iPad
13 9 (1.08%) Statistics
14 5 (0.60%) CMDB
15 4 (0.48%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.48%) Life Science
15 4 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 238 (28.50%) Windows
2 100 (11.98%) Linux
3 53 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (6.11%) UNIX
5 49 (5.87%) Windows 7
6 39 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (3.47%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.87%) Solaris
10 23 (2.75%) Android
11 16 (1.92%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (1.44%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.60%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.48%) VMS
17 4 (0.48%) MVS
17 4 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (16.05%) ITIL
2 84 (10.06%) Network Design
3 78 (9.34%) Project Management
4 71 (8.50%) Load Balancing
5 52 (6.23%) PRINCE2
6 45 (5.39%) Service Management
7 43 (5.15%) Network Management
8 41 (4.91%) Migration
9 40 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (3.59%) Change Management
12 29 (3.47%) Network Architecture
12 29 (3.47%) WAN Optimisation
13 26 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (2.87%) DDoS Mitigation
14 24 (2.87%) Service Delivery
15 23 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
16 22 (2.63%) Configuration Management
16 22 (2.63%) Information Security
16 22 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (5.99%) SQL
2 15 (1.80%) Java
3 14 (1.68%) Perl
4 13 (1.56%) Python
5 12 (1.44%) VB
5 12 (1.44%) C
6 11 (1.32%) C++
7 6 (0.72%) C#
8 5 (0.60%) Tcl
9 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.36%) PHP
10 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) Erlang
12 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 275 (32.93%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (20.48%) CCNP
3 135 (16.17%) CCNA
4 71 (8.50%) Security Cleared
5 68 (8.14%) Degree
6 43 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 35 (4.19%) CCVP
8 28 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (3.11%) CCIE
10 18 (2.16%) MCSE
11 13 (1.56%) MCSA
12 12 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (1.44%) CCDP
12 12 (1.44%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.84%) CCSA
15 7 (0.84%) ISEB
15 7 (0.84%) MCP
15 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.43%) SLA
2 8 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.72%) QA
4 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) TickIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 139 (16.65%) Active Directory
2 62 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.28%) vSphere
4 17 (2.04%) ProxySG
5 14 (1.68%) XenApp
6 13 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.48%) Firmware
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.36%) XenServer
9 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.12%) UAG
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (7.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (3.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 20 (2.40%) RANCID
4 18 (2.16%) CiscoWorks
5 17 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
6 16 (1.92%) SCCM
7 14 (1.68%) BladeLogic
7 14 (1.68%) Control-M
7 14 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (1.44%) Cisco IPCC
9 9 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.72%) SCOM
11 5 (0.60%) NetCrunch
11 5 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (0.60%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.48%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.36%) WSUS
13 3 (0.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 456 (54.61%) Cisco
2 155 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 118 (14.13%) CheckPoint
4 114 (13.65%) VMware
5 98 (11.74%) Avaya
6 94 (11.26%) Citrix
7 78 (9.34%) Juniper
7 78 (9.34%) SolarWinds
8 77 (9.22%) F5
9 53 (6.35%) HP
10 51 (6.11%) Oracle
11 49 (5.87%) Blue Coat
12 29 (3.47%) Fortinet
13 28 (3.35%) Nortel
13 28 (3.35%) Nokia
14 27 (3.23%) Mitel
15 26 (3.11%) Infoblox
16 24 (2.87%) Polycom
16 24 (2.87%) Symantec
17 20 (2.40%) McAfee
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Skye Group
Rate: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum - 18 Month FT Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Whitgift School
Rate: 3 month contract @ £200-£300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago