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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 280 261 231
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Contract jobs citing VoIP 330 329 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 5.36% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 193 172
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £31.60 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
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
7062 6139 6436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.79% 13.28% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3868 3199 3183
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 364 566
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 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
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 3 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
South East +24 118 £331 +0.37% 41
London -21 115 £375 +13.63% 60
South West -5 25 £238 -5.00% 10
East of England +1 20 £238 -26.92% 6
Yorkshire -10 15 £250 -4.76% 9
West Midlands -11 12 £325 +10.16% 13
East Midlands -5 11 £343 +42.70% 13
North West -22 10 £444 +67.45% 11
North East +5 4 £238 +21.79%
Midlands - - - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 371 (50.68%) Cisco
2 297 (40.57%) WAN
3 281 (38.39%) Windows
4 263 (35.93%) LAN
5 247 (33.74%) Firewall
6 214 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (22.40%) Microsoft
8 156 (21.31%) Active Directory
9 154 (21.04%) VPN
10 145 (19.81%) ITIL
11 133 (18.17%) Telecoms
12 124 (16.94%) TCP/IP
13 122 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 121 (16.53%) CCNA
15 111 (15.16%) MPLS
16 106 (14.48%) Wireless
17 102 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 100 (13.66%) VMware
19 95 (12.98%) Finance
20 92 (12.57%) Windows 7
21 90 (12.30%) Citrix
22 85 (11.61%) Linux
23 83 (11.34%) DNS
24 81 (11.07%) MS Office
25 79 (10.79%) CCNP
26 78 (10.66%) Juniper
27 71 (9.70%) IP Telephony
28 70 (9.56%) Avaya
29 69 (9.43%) MS Excel
30 68 (9.29%) Network Security

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 122 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 51 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (4.92%) Lync
3 36 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (1.78%) IIS
5 13 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.50%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (0.96%) CMS
10 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.41%) Apache
13 2 (0.27%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.27%) Quickr
13 2 (0.27%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (11.07%) MS Office
2 69 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.14%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.55%) Office 365
2 7 (0.96%) SaaS
3 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.68%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 297 (40.57%) WAN
2 263 (35.93%) LAN
3 247 (33.74%) Firewall
4 154 (21.04%) VPN
5 124 (16.94%) TCP/IP
6 111 (15.16%) MPLS
7 106 (14.48%) Wireless
8 83 (11.34%) DNS
9 71 (9.70%) IP Telephony
10 68 (9.29%) Network Security
11 67 (9.15%) DHCP
11 67 (9.15%) SAN
12 65 (8.88%) VLAN
13 61 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
13 61 (8.33%) OSPF
13 61 (8.33%) BGP
14 51 (6.97%) Internet
15 43 (5.87%) Unified Communications
16 42 (5.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (5.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.23%) MySQL
3 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.27%) MS Access
5 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.27%) PHPUnit
2 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.27%) Subversion
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) Selenium
2 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 133 (18.17%) Telecoms
2 95 (12.98%) Finance
3 26 (3.55%) Banking
4 18 (2.46%) Law
5 15 (2.05%) Retail
6 10 (1.37%) Games
6 10 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.09%) Billing
8 8 (1.09%) Legal
9 6 (0.82%) Marketing
10 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.55%) Local Government
11 3 (0.41%) Military
11 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 156 (21.31%) Network Engineer
2 123 (16.80%) Analyst
3 76 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 59 (8.06%) Architect
5 47 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 38 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 36 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 34 (4.64%) Network Analyst
9 28 (3.83%) Consultant
10 27 (3.69%) VoIP Engineer
11 26 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (3.55%) Service Analyst
12 25 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.28%) Design Engineer
13 24 (3.28%) Network Manager
14 23 (3.14%) Senior Network Engineer
14 23 (3.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.87%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.78%) SOAP
2 6 (0.82%) Web Services
2 6 (0.82%) HTML
2 6 (0.82%) LAMP
3 5 (0.68%) XMPP
4 4 (0.55%) CGI
4 4 (0.55%) CSS
4 4 (0.55%) JSP
5 3 (0.41%) XML
5 3 (0.41%) Middleware
5 3 (0.41%) JSON
6 2 (0.27%) VXML
6 2 (0.27%) Spring
6 2 (0.27%) Ajax
6 2 (0.27%) Flash
6 2 (0.27%) JMS
6 2 (0.27%) jQuery
6 2 (0.27%) JPA
6 2 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.92%) Video Conferencing
2 57 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.24%) Blackberry
4 38 (5.19%) IVR
5 19 (2.60%) Clustering
6 17 (2.32%) Replication
7 14 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.37%) Open Source
11 9 (1.23%) NHS
11 9 (1.23%) Online Games
12 8 (1.09%) Handset
13 7 (0.96%) SecurID
14 6 (0.82%) e-Health
15 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.68%) iPhone
15 5 (0.68%) iPad
16 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 281 (38.39%) Windows
2 102 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (12.57%) Windows 7
4 85 (11.61%) Linux
5 62 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (5.33%) Windows XP
8 33 (4.51%) UNIX
9 23 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 23 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.78%) CentOS
10 13 (1.78%) Solaris
11 9 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.09%) Android
12 8 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.68%) AIX
14 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
15 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.81%) ITIL
2 52 (7.10%) Project Management
3 42 (5.74%) Load Balancing
4 39 (5.33%) PRINCE2
5 37 (5.05%) Service Delivery
6 32 (4.37%) Network Design
7 29 (3.96%) Migration
8 26 (3.55%) Service Management
9 25 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (3.28%) Configuration Management
10 24 (3.28%) Asset Management
11 22 (3.01%) E-Commerce
11 22 (3.01%) Network Management
12 20 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (2.60%) Mentoring
13 19 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (2.19%) CRM
14 16 (2.19%) Network Architecture
15 15 (2.05%) Business Continuity
16 14 (1.91%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.87%) SQL
2 11 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.82%) C
4 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.55%) Perl
6 3 (0.41%) PHP
6 3 (0.41%) C++
6 3 (0.41%) Java
7 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.14%) R
8 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 214 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (16.53%) CCNA
3 79 (10.79%) CCNP
4 59 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 50 (6.83%) CCIE
7 40 (5.46%) MCSE
8 37 (5.05%) SC Cleared
9 28 (3.83%) Degree
10 19 (2.60%) DV Cleared
11 15 (2.05%) CCDP
12 13 (1.78%) MCSA
12 13 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.50%) MCITP
14 11 (1.50%) CCVP
14 11 (1.50%) VCP4
15 10 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.23%) MCP
17 7 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.19%) SLA
2 14 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.96%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 156 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.73%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.32%) vSphere
5 13 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.64%) Firmware
7 11 (1.50%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.37%) XenApp
8 10 (1.37%) NFS
9 9 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.82%) XenServer
11 6 (0.82%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.68%) vCloud
12 5 (0.68%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.55%) Snort
14 2 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (5.19%) SCCM
2 30 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (2.05%) FortiGate
4 11 (1.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (1.23%) MOM
6 9 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
7 8 (1.09%) SCOM
7 8 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.55%) Nagios
10 4 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.55%) Puppet
11 3 (0.41%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.41%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 371 (50.68%) Cisco
2 164 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 100 (13.66%) VMware
4 90 (12.30%) Citrix
5 78 (10.66%) Juniper
6 70 (9.56%) Avaya
7 66 (9.02%) F5
8 64 (8.74%) CheckPoint
9 50 (6.83%) HP
10 40 (5.46%) SolarWinds
11 29 (3.96%) Mitel
12 25 (3.42%) McAfee
13 23 (3.14%) Nokia
14 21 (2.87%) Symantec
15 20 (2.73%) Riverbed
16 18 (2.46%) BT
17 17 (2.32%) Blue Coat
18 16 (2.19%) Apple
18 16 (2.19%) 3PAR
19 15 (2.05%) Red Hat
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £17.53 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Loughborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £42.66 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 25 days ago