The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 292 211 194
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 306 445 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 7.01% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 237 223
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 47
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.55 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.50 £23.06
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +1.89%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6579 6352 8213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.73% 13.71% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3560 3370 3691
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 458 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VoIP
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -20 127 £350 -3.44% 47
South East -43 80 £325 -4.41% 40
East of England -52 28 £175 -31.37% 19
North West -12 20 £245 -10.81% 12
West Midlands -8 12 £385 -14.44% 9
Yorkshire -16 12 £188 -37.50% 16
South West -36 10 £350 +59.09% 9
East Midlands -6 9 £310 +18.09% 7
North East - - - - 5
VoIP
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 360 (52.02%) Cisco
2 226 (32.66%) Windows
3 212 (30.64%) WAN
4 210 (30.35%) Firewall
5 201 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (28.18%) LAN
7 176 (25.43%) Active Directory
8 155 (22.40%) Microsoft
9 147 (21.24%) ITIL
10 129 (18.64%) MPLS
11 119 (17.20%) VPN
12 115 (16.62%) CCNP
13 112 (16.18%) MS Exchange
14 104 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 103 (14.88%) VMware
16 102 (14.74%) Finance
17 101 (14.60%) Telecoms
18 100 (14.45%) Wireless
19 96 (13.87%) CCNA
20 94 (13.58%) CheckPoint
21 91 (13.15%) TCP/IP
22 87 (12.57%) Citrix
23 86 (12.43%) DNS
24 75 (10.84%) Avaya
25 74 (10.69%) MS Office
25 74 (10.69%) Windows 7
26 66 (9.54%) MS Excel
26 66 (9.54%) BGP
27 65 (9.39%) OSPF
28 64 (9.25%) Juniper

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 112 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 61 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (5.20%) Lync
4 35 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (2.46%) Apache
6 17 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.59%) CMS
8 9 (1.30%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.14%) Quickr
11 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 74 (10.69%) MS Office
2 66 (9.54%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) Infinys
3 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.19%) Office 365
2 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (30.64%) WAN
2 210 (30.35%) Firewall
3 195 (28.18%) LAN
4 129 (18.64%) MPLS
5 119 (17.20%) VPN
6 100 (14.45%) Wireless
7 91 (13.15%) TCP/IP
8 86 (12.43%) DNS
9 66 (9.54%) BGP
10 65 (9.39%) OSPF
11 61 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (7.37%) IPsec
12 51 (7.37%) SAN
13 48 (6.94%) VLAN
14 46 (6.65%) DHCP
15 43 (6.21%) EIGRP
16 42 (6.07%) Internet
17 41 (5.92%) Network Security
18 39 (5.64%) SNMP
19 38 (5.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.59%) MySQL
4 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.43%) SQLite
6 3 (0.43%) MS Access
7 2 (0.29%) IDOL
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.14%) Big Data
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Subversion
1 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Selenium
2 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
2 2 (0.29%) Hudson
2 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 102 (14.74%) Finance
2 101 (14.60%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.49%) Banking
4 15 (2.17%) Billing
5 10 (1.45%) French Language
6 8 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.16%) Marketing
7 7 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.87%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.72%) Law
9 5 (0.72%) Retail
10 4 (0.58%) Local Government
10 4 (0.58%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (17.05%) Network Engineer
2 111 (16.04%) Analyst
3 57 (8.24%) Project Manager
3 57 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 45 (6.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 41 (5.92%) Architect
6 40 (5.78%) Voice Engineer
7 36 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 36 (5.20%) Network Support
8 35 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (4.91%) Support Analyst
10 33 (4.77%) Consultant
11 29 (4.19%) Service Analyst
12 27 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 23 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (3.32%) Desktop Support
14 20 (2.89%) Network Analyst
14 20 (2.89%) IP Engineer
15 19 (2.75%) Cisco Support
15 19 (2.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.60%) XMPP
2 11 (1.59%) .NET
3 9 (1.30%) CSS
3 9 (1.30%) Web Services
4 8 (1.16%) XML
5 6 (0.87%) JSON
5 6 (0.87%) jQuery
6 5 (0.72%) REST
6 5 (0.72%) SOAP
7 4 (0.58%) Middleware
7 4 (0.58%) HTML
8 3 (0.43%) HTML5
8 3 (0.43%) iOS SDK
8 3 (0.43%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.43%) UIKit
8 3 (0.43%) Cocoa
8 3 (0.43%) Ajax
8 3 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.43%) Zend Framework
9 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.79%) Video Conferencing
2 45 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.17%) Handset
5 13 (1.88%) Replication
5 13 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.45%) IVR
6 10 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.30%) FMCG
7 9 (1.30%) NHS
7 9 (1.30%) Kindle
8 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.16%) Open Source
9 5 (0.72%) iPhone
10 4 (0.58%) iPad
10 4 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.43%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 226 (32.66%) Windows
2 104 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (10.69%) Windows 7
4 56 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (7.23%) Windows XP
6 27 (3.90%) Linux
7 20 (2.89%) Android
8 17 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.30%) UNIX
11 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.72%) Solaris
13 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.43%) MVS
13 3 (0.43%) VME
13 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (21.24%) ITIL
2 60 (8.67%) Project Management
3 42 (6.07%) Migration
4 40 (5.78%) PRINCE2
5 39 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (5.49%) Network Management
7 31 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 27 (3.90%) Network Design
9 26 (3.76%) Incident Management
10 25 (3.61%) Change Management
11 21 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (3.03%) Network Architecture
12 20 (2.89%) WAN Optimisation
12 20 (2.89%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.75%) Business Continuity
14 17 (2.46%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (2.31%) Time Management
15 16 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (2.17%) Validation
16 15 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.08%) SQL
2 20 (2.89%) C++
2 20 (2.89%) Java
3 15 (2.17%) C
3 15 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.30%) PHP
5 8 (1.16%) C#
6 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.87%) Perl
6 6 (0.87%) Python
6 6 (0.87%) Ruby
7 5 (0.72%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.58%) VBScript
9 3 (0.43%) Scala
10 2 (0.29%) R
10 2 (0.29%) Tcl
10 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (16.62%) CCNP
3 96 (13.87%) CCNA
4 57 (8.24%) CCIE
5 51 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (5.92%) Security Cleared
7 39 (5.64%) Degree
8 35 (5.06%) SC Cleared
9 31 (4.48%) MCSE
10 29 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (3.90%) CCVP
12 26 (3.76%) CCDP
13 19 (2.75%) CISSP
14 18 (2.60%) MCSA
15 16 (2.31%) MCP
16 15 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (1.73%) CCSP
19 10 (1.45%) ISEB
19 10 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.07%) SLA
2 17 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.45%) QA
4 9 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 176 (25.43%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.47%) vSphere
4 19 (2.75%) XenApp
5 11 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.45%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.01%) XenServer
7 7 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.58%) NFS
9 4 (0.58%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.58%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.29%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 49 (7.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (4.62%) SCCM
3 27 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (2.75%) FortiGate
4 19 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 15 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (1.88%) OPNET
7 12 (1.73%) SCOM
8 9 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.43%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.43%) Puppet
10 3 (0.43%) WSUS
11 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.29%) Cacti
11 2 (0.29%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 360 (52.02%) Cisco
2 155 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 103 (14.88%) VMware
4 94 (13.58%) CheckPoint
5 87 (12.57%) Citrix
6 75 (10.84%) Avaya
7 64 (9.25%) Juniper
8 42 (6.07%) HP
9 35 (5.06%) Mitel
9 35 (5.06%) F5
10 31 (4.48%) Symantec
11 30 (4.34%) SolarWinds
12 26 (3.76%) Blue Coat
13 25 (3.61%) Nokia
14 22 (3.18%) BT
15 20 (2.89%) McAfee
15 20 (2.89%) Riverbed
16 19 (2.75%) Remedy
17 15 (2.17%) Apple
18 13 (1.88%) Siemens
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £105.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Steria
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago