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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 272 247 207
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -40
Contract jobs citing VoIP 379 377 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.79% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 5.81% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 198 237
Average daily rate
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£318 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 30 30
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -45 132 £325 -7.14% 58
South East +20 106 £325 -10.03% 52
East of England -7 50 £189 -28.77% 15
West Midlands -1 30 £400 - 8
North West -12 19 £380 +38.00% 9
Yorkshire -1 14 £200 -38.46% 13
South West -28 14 £306 +36.11% 12
East Midlands -1 7 £250 +17.64% 8
North East -35 4 £125 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 358 (50.49%) Cisco
2 260 (36.67%) Windows
3 221 (31.17%) WAN
4 214 (30.18%) Firewall
5 209 (29.48%) LAN
6 202 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
7 187 (26.38%) Active Directory
8 151 (21.30%) ITIL
9 148 (20.87%) Microsoft
10 128 (18.05%) VPN
11 115 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 107 (15.09%) MPLS
12 107 (15.09%) MS Exchange
13 106 (14.95%) CCNP
14 101 (14.25%) Citrix
14 101 (14.25%) VMware
15 100 (14.10%) Telecoms
16 95 (13.40%) TCP/IP
17 91 (12.83%) DNS
18 89 (12.55%) Wireless
19 88 (12.41%) CCNA
20 87 (12.27%) CheckPoint
20 87 (12.27%) Finance
21 86 (12.13%) MS Office
22 84 (11.85%) Windows 7
23 81 (11.42%) Juniper
24 74 (10.44%) Avaya
25 73 (10.30%) Cisco ASA
26 66 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
27 65 (9.17%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 107 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 62 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.67%) Lync
5 24 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (2.82%) Apache
6 20 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.27%) CMS
10 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.85%) IIS
12 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.56%) CICS
13 4 (0.56%) TPMS
14 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 86 (12.13%) MS Office
2 65 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.71%) MS Project
5 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.67%) Office 365
2 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 221 (31.17%) WAN
2 214 (30.18%) Firewall
3 209 (29.48%) LAN
4 128 (18.05%) VPN
5 107 (15.09%) MPLS
6 95 (13.40%) TCP/IP
7 91 (12.83%) DNS
8 89 (12.55%) Wireless
9 73 (10.30%) Cisco ASA
10 64 (9.03%) VLAN
11 62 (8.74%) OSPF
12 58 (8.18%) DHCP
13 56 (7.90%) BGP
13 56 (7.90%) IPsec
14 49 (6.91%) SAN
15 43 (6.06%) SNMP
16 39 (5.50%) EIGRP
17 38 (5.36%) Internet
18 37 (5.22%) Cisco PIX
19 34 (4.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.82%) MySQL
3 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.71%) MS Access
5 4 (0.56%) DB2
5 4 (0.56%) Informix
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.42%) SQLite
7 2 (0.28%) IDOL
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.14%) Big Data
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (0.99%) JIRA
2 4 (0.56%) Selenium
2 4 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.56%) Mercurial
2 4 (0.56%) PHPUnit
2 4 (0.56%) Hudson
2 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.42%) Subversion
4 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 100 (14.10%) Telecoms
2 87 (12.27%) Finance
3 28 (3.95%) Banking
4 11 (1.55%) Law
4 11 (1.55%) French Language
5 8 (1.13%) Legal
5 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.99%) Multimedia
6 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.85%) Marketing
8 5 (0.71%) Retail
9 4 (0.56%) Billing
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) Electronics
10 3 (0.42%) Games
10 3 (0.42%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.28%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (17.49%) Analyst
2 110 (15.51%) Network Engineer
3 56 (7.90%) Support Engineer
4 52 (7.33%) Project Manager
5 42 (5.92%) Architect
5 42 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 41 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (5.78%) Support Analyst
6 41 (5.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 28 (3.95%) Network Support
8 27 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 26 (3.67%) Network Analyst
9 26 (3.67%) Design Engineer
9 26 (3.67%) IP Engineer
10 25 (3.53%) Administrator
10 25 (3.53%) Service Analyst
11 24 (3.39%) Voice Engineer
12 22 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (3.10%) Consultant
12 22 (3.10%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.26%) XMPP
2 13 (1.83%) XML
3 10 (1.41%) JSON
4 9 (1.27%) jQuery
4 9 (1.27%) Web Services
4 9 (1.27%) .NET
5 8 (1.13%) CSS
6 7 (0.99%) REST
7 6 (0.85%) Zend Framework
7 6 (0.85%) SOAP
8 5 (0.71%) HTML
8 5 (0.71%) Ajax
9 4 (0.56%) JavaBeans
9 4 (0.56%) EJB
10 3 (0.42%) Middleware
10 3 (0.42%) Cocoa
10 3 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.42%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (0.42%) UIKit
10 3 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.32%) Video Conferencing
2 56 (7.90%) Blackberry
3 47 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.12%) Handset
6 15 (2.12%) Replication
6 15 (2.12%) Kindle
7 12 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.69%) FMCG
8 11 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.27%) IVR
10 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.99%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.99%) Clustering
10 7 (0.99%) iPad
10 7 (0.99%) Open Source
11 5 (0.71%) User Experience
11 5 (0.71%) NHS
11 5 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 260 (36.67%) Windows
2 115 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (11.85%) Windows 7
4 66 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (7.05%) Windows XP
6 36 (5.08%) Linux
7 23 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.96%) Android
9 14 (1.97%) UNIX
10 13 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.69%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.42%) VME
13 3 (0.42%) MVS
13 3 (0.42%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) HPUX
14 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (21.30%) ITIL
2 60 (8.46%) Project Management
3 45 (6.35%) Migration
3 45 (6.35%) Load Balancing
4 44 (6.21%) Network Management
5 38 (5.36%) Network Architecture
6 36 (5.08%) Network Design
7 33 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 29 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (3.39%) Service Delivery
12 21 (2.96%) Incident Management
13 20 (2.82%) Validation
13 20 (2.82%) Mentoring
14 18 (2.54%) Change Management
15 17 (2.40%) Business Continuity
15 17 (2.40%) Asset Management
15 17 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (2.40%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.77%) SQL
2 26 (3.67%) C++
3 22 (3.10%) Java
4 15 (2.12%) C
5 11 (1.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.55%) PHP
6 9 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.13%) C#
8 7 (0.99%) Python
8 7 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.85%) Ruby
9 6 (0.85%) Perl
10 5 (0.71%) VBScript
11 3 (0.42%) Scala
12 2 (0.28%) R
12 2 (0.28%) Tcl
13 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (14.95%) CCNP
3 88 (12.41%) CCNA
4 52 (7.33%) CCIE
5 50 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (6.21%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.94%) MCSE
8 34 (4.80%) CCVP
8 34 (4.80%) SC Cleared
9 30 (4.23%) Degree
10 28 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (3.81%) CCDP
12 20 (2.82%) CISSP
13 17 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (2.26%) MCP
15 15 (2.12%) MCSA
16 13 (1.83%) CCSP
17 7 (0.99%) CCDA
17 7 (0.99%) CCIP
17 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.08%) SLA
2 20 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.42%) QA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 187 (26.38%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.23%) vSphere
4 22 (3.10%) XenApp
5 20 (2.82%) XenServer
6 15 (2.12%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.85%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.71%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 39 (5.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (4.94%) SCCM
3 18 (2.54%) FortiGate
4 17 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 17 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
5 13 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.27%) OPNET
9 8 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.56%) SCOM
10 4 (0.56%) MOM
10 4 (0.56%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.42%) Nagios
11 3 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.42%) WSUS
11 3 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 358 (50.49%) Cisco
2 148 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 101 (14.25%) Citrix
3 101 (14.25%) VMware
4 87 (12.27%) CheckPoint
5 81 (11.42%) Juniper
6 74 (10.44%) Avaya
7 47 (6.63%) HP
8 40 (5.64%) SolarWinds
9 38 (5.36%) Mitel
10 35 (4.94%) F5
11 32 (4.51%) Nokia
12 30 (4.23%) Symantec
13 24 (3.39%) Riverbed
14 20 (2.82%) BT
15 19 (2.68%) Blue Coat
16 17 (2.40%) WatchGuard
16 17 (2.40%) Redback
16 17 (2.40%) Oracle
17 16 (2.26%) Radware
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