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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 266 274 220
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -54
Contract jobs citing VoIP 410 337 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.68% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 4.84% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 181 240
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 36
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £24.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -17.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.05 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
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
7210 6958 6411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.96% 14.09% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 3780 3423
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 £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 385 426
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +27 175 £400 +23.07% 53
South East -25 84 £375 +11.94% 33
East of England -8 37 £254 +33.55% 10
South West +22 35 £385 +10.00% 8
Yorkshire -19 20 £335 +78.66% 23
North West -26 20 £313 -7.95% 9
West Midlands +10 19 £383 +0.32% 3
East Midlands -3 11 £350 +12.90% 3
Midlands - 6 £320 -
North East - 3 £525 - 1
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 441 (54.18%) Cisco
2 276 (33.91%) WAN
3 273 (33.54%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (33.29%) Firewall
5 252 (30.96%) LAN
6 231 (28.38%) Windows
7 172 (21.13%) Wireless
8 163 (20.02%) CCNP
9 147 (18.06%) Microsoft
10 145 (17.81%) Telecoms
11 144 (17.69%) VPN
12 137 (16.83%) Active Directory
13 133 (16.34%) CCNA
14 121 (14.86%) ITIL
15 119 (14.62%) CheckPoint
16 118 (14.50%) TCP/IP
17 113 (13.88%) MPLS
18 112 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
19 111 (13.64%) Data Centre
20 108 (13.27%) Network Security
21 102 (12.53%) VMware
22 96 (11.79%) Linux
23 95 (11.67%) VLAN
24 94 (11.55%) OSPF
25 93 (11.43%) Citrix
25 93 (11.43%) Avaya
26 90 (11.06%) DNS
27 89 (10.93%) BGP
28 82 (10.07%) F5
29 78 (9.58%) Network Design

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 57 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (6.51%) Lync
3 35 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.58%) CMS
6 13 (1.60%) IIS
7 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.37%) Apache
11 3 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) Zope
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (8.48%) MS Office
2 63 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.35%) MS Project
5 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.70%) Office 365
2 8 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.86%) SaaS
4 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.49%) Yammer
6 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 276 (33.91%) WAN
2 271 (33.29%) Firewall
3 252 (30.96%) LAN
4 172 (21.13%) Wireless
5 144 (17.69%) VPN
6 118 (14.50%) TCP/IP
7 113 (13.88%) MPLS
8 112 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
9 108 (13.27%) Network Security
10 95 (11.67%) VLAN
11 94 (11.55%) OSPF
12 90 (11.06%) DNS
13 89 (10.93%) BGP
14 78 (9.58%) DHCP
15 76 (9.34%) IPsec
16 65 (7.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 65 (7.99%) EIGRP
17 62 (7.62%) SAN
18 54 (6.63%) IP Telephony
19 52 (6.39%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.74%) MySQL
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) DTS
6 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.12%) GCC
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 145 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 67 (8.23%) Finance
3 21 (2.58%) Banking
4 15 (1.84%) Legal
5 12 (1.47%) Retail
5 12 (1.47%) Local Government
6 9 (1.11%) Billing
6 9 (1.11%) Back Office
7 8 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.74%) Military
8 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.74%) Law
9 4 (0.49%) Front Office
9 4 (0.49%) Games
9 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) French Language
10 3 (0.37%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 196 (24.08%) Network Engineer
2 84 (10.32%) Analyst
3 68 (8.35%) Architect
4 62 (7.62%) Project Manager
5 50 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 45 (5.53%) Voice Engineer
7 40 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
8 36 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 36 (4.42%) Consultant
9 35 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 32 (3.93%) Cisco Engineer
11 31 (3.81%) VoIP Engineer
12 27 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 27 (3.32%) Network Architect
13 24 (2.95%) Design Engineer
14 23 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
15 22 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (2.70%) Avaya Engineer
16 21 (2.58%) VoIP Project Manager
17 20 (2.46%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.90%) 802.1X
2 18 (2.21%) CSS
3 17 (2.09%) Middleware
3 17 (2.09%) XMPP
4 4 (0.49%) Web Services
5 3 (0.37%) SOAP
5 3 (0.37%) HTML
6 2 (0.25%) XML
6 2 (0.25%) WSDL
6 2 (0.25%) JSON
6 2 (0.25%) RESTful
7 1 (0.12%) Twisted
7 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) WSRP
7 1 (0.12%) ISPF
7 1 (0.12%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.12%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.51%) Video Conferencing
3 42 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.67%) IVR
5 25 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.60%) Clustering
8 13 (1.60%) iPhone
9 11 (1.35%) Replication
10 10 (1.23%) Handset
10 10 (1.23%) NHS
11 9 (1.11%) iPad
11 9 (1.11%) Statistics
12 5 (0.61%) CMDB
13 3 (0.37%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.37%) Life Science
13 3 (0.37%) PDA
13 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 231 (28.38%) Windows
2 96 (11.79%) Linux
3 49 (6.02%) UNIX
4 48 (5.90%) Windows 7
5 47 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (4.05%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.70%) Solaris
10 20 (2.46%) Android
11 17 (2.09%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (1.60%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.61%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.49%) VMS
17 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (14.86%) ITIL
2 78 (9.58%) Network Design
3 69 (8.48%) Load Balancing
4 63 (7.74%) Project Management
5 45 (5.53%) PRINCE2
6 43 (5.28%) Service Management
6 43 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (4.91%) Migration
8 39 (4.79%) Network Management
9 34 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (3.69%) WAN Optimisation
11 25 (3.07%) Network Architecture
11 25 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (2.95%) Service Delivery
12 24 (2.95%) Change Management
13 22 (2.70%) Incident Management
14 21 (2.58%) DDoS Mitigation
15 20 (2.46%) Mentoring
15 20 (2.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.28%) SQL
2 12 (1.47%) Java
2 12 (1.47%) VB
3 11 (1.35%) C++
3 11 (1.35%) C
4 10 (1.23%) Perl
5 9 (1.11%) Python
6 6 (0.74%) C#
7 5 (0.61%) Tcl
8 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.37%) PHP
9 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 273 (33.54%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (20.02%) CCNP
3 133 (16.34%) CCNA
4 66 (8.11%) Degree
5 65 (7.99%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 30 (3.69%) CCVP
7 30 (3.69%) CCIE
8 29 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.97%) MCSE
10 15 (1.84%) MCSA
11 13 (1.60%) CCDP
12 12 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (1.11%) ISEB
14 9 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.11%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.98%) MCP
16 7 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.76%) SLA
2 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.74%) QA
4 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) TickIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 137 (16.83%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.46%) vSphere
4 17 (2.09%) ProxySG
5 13 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.35%) XenApp
7 8 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.49%) Firmware
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.49%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.12%) Openswan
11 1 (0.12%) UAG
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (3.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 20 (2.46%) Cisco UCCE
3 20 (2.46%) CiscoWorks
3 20 (2.46%) SCCM
4 16 (1.97%) RANCID
5 14 (1.72%) BladeLogic
5 14 (1.72%) Control-M
5 14 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (0.86%) SCOM
7 7 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.74%) NetCrunch
9 5 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.49%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.37%) WSUS
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 441 (54.18%) Cisco
2 147 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 119 (14.62%) CheckPoint
4 102 (12.53%) VMware
5 93 (11.43%) Citrix
5 93 (11.43%) Avaya
6 82 (10.07%) F5
7 71 (8.72%) Juniper
8 65 (7.99%) SolarWinds
9 50 (6.14%) Blue Coat
10 46 (5.65%) HP
11 44 (5.41%) Oracle
12 30 (3.69%) Nokia
12 30 (3.69%) Fortinet
13 28 (3.44%) Nortel
14 26 (3.19%) Symantec
15 23 (2.83%) Polycom
16 22 (2.70%) Infoblox
16 22 (2.70%) Mitel
17 21 (2.58%) McAfee
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