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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 272 276 238
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Contract jobs citing VoIP 381 325 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 5.16% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 181 161
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 133 £325 -7.14% 61
South East -15 111 £300 -10.44% 54
East of England +33 41 £250 +47.05% 15
South West +20 23 £300 +20.00% 15
West Midlands -1 23 £331 -9.86% 7
North West -10 21 £300 +2.12% 20
East Midlands +2 18 £375 +51.51% 5
Yorkshire -11 10 £250 -2.43% 7
North East -9 2 £200 +33.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 369 (51.18%) Cisco
2 245 (33.98%) Firewall
3 238 (33.01%) WAN
4 226 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
5 222 (30.79%) Windows
6 220 (30.51%) LAN
7 159 (22.05%) Microsoft
8 157 (21.78%) VPN
9 144 (19.97%) Active Directory
10 130 (18.03%) Wireless
11 128 (17.75%) TCP/IP
12 122 (16.92%) Telecoms
13 121 (16.78%) CCNA
14 111 (15.40%) CCNP
15 107 (14.84%) ITIL
16 103 (14.29%) Citrix
17 99 (13.73%) VMware
18 95 (13.18%) MPLS
19 88 (12.21%) DNS
19 88 (12.21%) MS Exchange
20 86 (11.93%) Network Security
21 84 (11.65%) Linux
22 80 (11.10%) Cisco ASA
23 78 (10.82%) F5
23 78 (10.82%) VLAN
24 74 (10.26%) Avaya
25 73 (10.12%) OSPF
26 72 (9.99%) Finance
27 71 (9.85%) DHCP
28 69 (9.57%) Juniper

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.66%) Lync
3 37 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.22%) IIS
6 15 (2.08%) CMS
7 13 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.11%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
12 2 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.28%) Apache
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) Drupal
13 1 (0.14%) Quickr
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.02%) MS Office
3 14 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.25%) MS Project
5 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.14%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.47%) Office 365
2 10 (1.39%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.83%) SaaS
4 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.42%) IaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Yammer
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 245 (33.98%) Firewall
2 238 (33.01%) WAN
3 220 (30.51%) LAN
4 157 (21.78%) VPN
5 130 (18.03%) Wireless
6 128 (17.75%) TCP/IP
7 95 (13.18%) MPLS
8 88 (12.21%) DNS
9 86 (11.93%) Network Security
10 80 (11.10%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (10.82%) VLAN
12 73 (10.12%) OSPF
13 71 (9.85%) DHCP
14 65 (9.02%) BGP
15 63 (8.74%) SAN
16 60 (8.32%) IP Telephony
17 52 (7.21%) Internet
18 47 (6.52%) IPsec
19 46 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 43 (5.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.55%) MySQL
2 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.14%) DTS
4 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.14%) Hudson
4 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 122 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 72 (9.99%) Finance
3 16 (2.22%) Banking
4 15 (2.08%) Retail
5 11 (1.53%) Local Government
6 9 (1.25%) Games
6 9 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.69%) Billing
9 4 (0.55%) Back Office
9 4 (0.55%) Marketing
10 3 (0.42%) French Language
10 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.42%) Law
10 3 (0.42%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (22.88%) Network Engineer
2 82 (11.37%) Analyst
3 65 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 63 (8.74%) Architect
5 50 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 42 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (5.69%) Support Analyst
8 39 (5.41%) Consultant
9 32 (4.44%) Voice Engineer
10 30 (4.16%) VoIP Engineer
11 28 (3.88%) Design Engineer
12 27 (3.74%) Cisco Engineer
13 25 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.33%) Network Architect
14 24 (3.33%) IT Support
15 23 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
15 23 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
17 21 (2.91%) Network Support
18 17 (2.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.25%) CSS
2 8 (1.11%) XMPP
3 6 (0.83%) Middleware
4 4 (0.55%) LAMP
4 4 (0.55%) SOAP
4 4 (0.55%) Web Services
5 3 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.28%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
7 1 (0.14%) jQuery
7 1 (0.14%) WSRP
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) Twisted
7 1 (0.14%) Flash
7 1 (0.14%) COM
7 1 (0.14%) JSP
7 1 (0.14%) VXML
7 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.80%) Video Conferencing
2 41 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.30%) Blackberry
4 29 (4.02%) IVR
5 23 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.05%) Clustering
7 16 (2.22%) Replication
8 14 (1.94%) Handset
9 12 (1.66%) iPhone
9 12 (1.66%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.53%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.53%) NHS
11 8 (1.11%) iPad
12 7 (0.97%) Online Games
13 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.69%) Statistics
15 4 (0.55%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 222 (30.79%) Windows
2 84 (11.65%) Linux
3 64 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (8.18%) Windows 7
5 53 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (4.58%) UNIX
8 32 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 21 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.36%) Solaris
11 14 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.80%) Android
13 10 (1.39%) CentOS
14 9 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.97%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.83%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.55%) VMS
19 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.84%) ITIL
2 59 (8.18%) Load Balancing
3 53 (7.35%) Project Management
4 47 (6.52%) Network Design
5 41 (5.69%) PRINCE2
6 36 (4.99%) Service Management
7 34 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (4.30%) Configuration Management
9 29 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (3.74%) Service Delivery
10 27 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (3.61%) Migration
11 26 (3.61%) Network Management
12 23 (3.19%) DDoS Mitigation
13 22 (3.05%) Incident Management
14 21 (2.91%) Mentoring
14 21 (2.91%) Change Management
15 20 (2.77%) E-Commerce
16 18 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
17 17 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.30%) SQL
2 13 (1.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.55%) C
4 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.14%) Erlang
6 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.14%) Python
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) PHP
6 1 (0.14%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 226 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (16.78%) CCNA
3 111 (15.40%) CCNP
4 52 (7.21%) Degree
5 50 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (6.24%) Security Cleared
7 36 (4.99%) CCIE
8 30 (4.16%) MCSE
9 25 (3.47%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.77%) DV Cleared
11 19 (2.64%) CCVP
12 15 (2.08%) MCSA
12 15 (2.08%) CCDP
13 13 (1.80%) MCITP
14 9 (1.25%) MCP
14 9 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.11%) JNCIA
15 8 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.97%) ISEB
17 6 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.10%) SLA
2 8 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (0.42%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 144 (19.97%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.05%) vSphere
4 15 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 14 (1.94%) XenApp
6 12 (1.66%) Firmware
7 10 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.11%) ProxySG
9 7 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.97%) NFS
10 4 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.42%) vCloud
12 2 (0.28%) Snort
12 2 (0.28%) Xen
12 2 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.28%) XenServer
13 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 38 (5.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (4.02%) SCCM
3 20 (2.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 18 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 16 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
6 14 (1.94%) RANCID
7 13 (1.80%) FortiGate
8 12 (1.66%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (1.66%) SCOM
9 7 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.97%) Control-M
9 7 (0.97%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.42%) Puppet
11 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.42%) SCSM
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.42%) Iperf
11 3 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 369 (51.18%) Cisco
2 159 (22.05%) Microsoft
3 103 (14.29%) Citrix
4 99 (13.73%) VMware
5 78 (10.82%) F5
6 74 (10.26%) Avaya
7 69 (9.57%) Juniper
7 69 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 44 (6.10%) HP
9 40 (5.55%) SolarWinds
10 27 (3.74%) Oracle
11 22 (3.05%) Mitel
11 22 (3.05%) Blue Coat
12 21 (2.91%) Nokia
13 20 (2.77%) McAfee
14 16 (2.22%) Symantec
14 16 (2.22%) Polycom
15 15 (2.08%) Apple
16 14 (1.94%) Nortel
16 14 (1.94%) Infoblox
London
Volt
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £1 - £2 per day + Open
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Please quote
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
CPS Group
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 24 days ago