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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 268 259 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Contract jobs citing VoIP 381 366 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.76% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 5.57% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 237
Average daily rate
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£320 £334 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 28
Average hourly rate £20.13 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.45 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.10 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -25.00%
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
7863 6570 7874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.66% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3670 3807
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 410 592
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -26 135 £350 - 65
South East +18 102 £310 -2.74% 46
East of England 0 47 £175 -7.89% 11
West Midlands +1 37 £381 -4.68% 8
South West -19 23 £250 -12.66% 20
Yorkshire -11 12 £326 -10.00% 12
North West -25 11 £320 +18.51% 12
East Midlands +2 9 £190 -47.94% 3
North East -32 4 £125 - 2
Midlands - - - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 341 (49.78%) Cisco
2 265 (38.69%) Windows
3 231 (33.72%) WAN
4 212 (30.95%) LAN
5 193 (28.18%) Firewall
6 182 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
7 180 (26.28%) Active Directory
8 150 (21.90%) Microsoft
9 143 (20.88%) ITIL
10 109 (15.91%) MS Exchange
10 109 (15.91%) VPN
10 109 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 103 (15.04%) VMware
12 97 (14.16%) TCP/IP
13 94 (13.72%) Citrix
13 94 (13.72%) Telecoms
14 90 (13.14%) MPLS
15 88 (12.85%) CCNA
15 88 (12.85%) Wireless
16 83 (12.12%) Finance
16 83 (12.12%) CCNP
17 81 (11.82%) DNS
18 80 (11.68%) MS Office
19 79 (11.53%) Avaya
20 72 (10.51%) Juniper
20 72 (10.51%) CheckPoint
20 72 (10.51%) Windows 7
21 66 (9.64%) SAN
22 65 (9.49%) Video Conferencing
23 61 (8.91%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 109 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (2.92%) Lync
6 18 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.75%) Apache
9 11 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.31%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.31%) CMS
11 6 (0.88%) IIS
12 5 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.58%) TPMS
13 4 (0.58%) CICS
14 3 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.44%) Quickr
15 2 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (11.68%) MS Office
2 59 (8.61%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.80%) Office 365
2 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 231 (33.72%) WAN
2 212 (30.95%) LAN
3 193 (28.18%) Firewall
4 109 (15.91%) VPN
5 97 (14.16%) TCP/IP
6 90 (13.14%) MPLS
7 88 (12.85%) Wireless
8 81 (11.82%) DNS
9 66 (9.64%) SAN
10 61 (8.91%) DHCP
10 61 (8.91%) VLAN
11 59 (8.61%) Cisco ASA
12 52 (7.59%) OSPF
13 45 (6.57%) IPsec
14 44 (6.42%) BGP
15 42 (6.13%) PBX
16 40 (5.84%) SNMP
17 38 (5.55%) IP Telephony
18 33 (4.82%) Cisco PIX
19 31 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.07%) MySQL
3 18 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.58%) DB2
6 4 (0.58%) Informix
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.44%) MS Access
7 3 (0.44%) SQLite
8 2 (0.29%) IDOL
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.15%) Big Data
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.02%) JIRA
2 5 (0.73%) Selenium
2 5 (0.73%) Mercurial
2 5 (0.73%) PHPUnit
3 4 (0.58%) Hudson
3 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.58%) Subversion
3 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 94 (13.72%) Telecoms
2 83 (12.12%) Finance
3 24 (3.50%) Banking
4 13 (1.90%) Law
5 11 (1.61%) Legal
6 9 (1.31%) Retail
7 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.88%) French Language
9 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.58%) Billing
10 4 (0.58%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (19.27%) Analyst
2 103 (15.04%) Network Engineer
3 54 (7.88%) Support Engineer
4 47 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 45 (6.57%) Project Manager
6 43 (6.28%) Support Analyst
7 42 (6.13%) Architect
8 38 (5.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (4.53%) Cisco Engineer
10 30 (4.38%) Network Analyst
11 28 (4.09%) Network Manager
12 27 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 26 (3.80%) Service Analyst
14 23 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (3.36%) Voice Engineer
15 22 (3.21%) Consultant
15 22 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (3.07%) Developer
17 20 (2.92%) Administrator
17 20 (2.92%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) XML
1 13 (1.90%) XMPP
2 11 (1.61%) JSON
2 11 (1.61%) Web Services
3 10 (1.46%) jQuery
4 9 (1.31%) HTML
5 8 (1.17%) REST
6 7 (1.02%) SOAP
7 6 (0.88%) Middleware
7 6 (0.88%) Zend Framework
8 5 (0.73%) Ajax
8 5 (0.73%) .NET
8 5 (0.73%) CSS
9 4 (0.58%) EJB
9 4 (0.58%) JavaBeans
10 3 (0.44%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.44%) HTML5
10 3 (0.44%) iOS SDK
10 3 (0.44%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (0.44%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.49%) Video Conferencing
2 55 (8.03%) Blackberry
3 48 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.34%) IVR
6 15 (2.19%) Kindle
7 13 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.90%) Replication
8 11 (1.61%) Handset
8 11 (1.61%) FMCG
9 10 (1.46%) Clustering
10 9 (1.31%) Open Source
11 6 (0.88%) e-Health
12 5 (0.73%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.73%) User Experience
13 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.58%) iPad
13 4 (0.58%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 265 (38.69%) Windows
2 109 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (10.51%) Windows 7
4 60 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (6.57%) Windows XP
6 44 (6.42%) Linux
7 30 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.50%) UNIX
9 18 (2.63%) Android
10 15 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.90%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.88%) Solaris
13 6 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.44%) CentOS
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.44%) VME
15 3 (0.44%) MVS
16 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (20.88%) ITIL
2 52 (7.59%) Project Management
3 48 (7.01%) Migration
4 45 (6.57%) Load Balancing
5 39 (5.69%) Network Architecture
5 39 (5.69%) Network Management
6 36 (5.26%) Network Design
7 29 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 27 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (3.36%) Service Delivery
10 21 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (2.77%) Asset Management
12 18 (2.63%) Service Management
13 17 (2.48%) Change Management
13 17 (2.48%) WAN Optimisation
14 16 (2.34%) Business Continuity
15 15 (2.19%) Incident Management
15 15 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (2.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.45%) SQL
2 20 (2.92%) C++
3 17 (2.48%) C
4 14 (2.04%) Java
4 14 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.61%) PHP
6 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.17%) Objective-C
8 5 (0.73%) VBScript
8 5 (0.73%) Python
9 4 (0.58%) Perl
9 4 (0.58%) C#
9 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.44%) Ruby
10 3 (0.44%) Scala
10 3 (0.44%) R
11 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (12.85%) CCNA
3 83 (12.12%) CCNP
4 49 (7.15%) CCIE
5 41 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (5.69%) Security Cleared
7 31 (4.53%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.94%) MCSE
9 26 (3.80%) CCVP
10 21 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (2.92%) Degree
12 19 (2.77%) CCDP
13 15 (2.19%) CISSP
14 14 (2.04%) MCP
15 11 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
16 8 (1.17%) MCITP
16 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (1.17%) MCSA
16 8 (1.17%) CCDA
17 7 (1.02%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.50%) SLA
2 16 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.19%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 180 (26.28%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.38%) vSphere
4 20 (2.92%) XenServer
5 18 (2.63%) XenApp
6 15 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.19%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.31%) ISA Server
7 9 (1.31%) DFS Replication
8 8 (1.17%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.58%) NFS
11 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.58%) vCloud
12 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.55%) SCCM
2 32 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.46%) FortiGate
5 9 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (0.88%) MOM
8 5 (0.73%) OPNET
9 4 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.58%) Nagios
9 4 (0.58%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.44%) Control-M
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 341 (49.78%) Cisco
2 150 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 103 (15.04%) VMware
4 94 (13.72%) Citrix
5 79 (11.53%) Avaya
6 72 (10.51%) Juniper
6 72 (10.51%) CheckPoint
7 50 (7.30%) HP
8 42 (6.13%) SolarWinds
9 38 (5.55%) Nokia
10 36 (5.26%) Mitel
11 31 (4.53%) Symantec
12 25 (3.65%) F5
13 24 (3.50%) BT
14 23 (3.36%) Riverbed
15 19 (2.77%) Polycom
16 18 (2.63%) WatchGuard
17 17 (2.48%) Radware
17 17 (2.48%) Redback
17 17 (2.48%) Oracle
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