The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / England
Rank 247 327 281
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -46
Contract jobs citing VoIP 379 307 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 4.59% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 187 220
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £179 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 28
Median hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £11.20 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.08 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +68 127 £339 -14.24% 40
London +32 117 £400 +6.66% 45
North West +34 39 £400 +14.28% 15
East of England +23 33 £250 -18.36% 7
South West +19 19 £450 +38.46% 6
West Midlands -17 19 £450 +157.14% 16
East Midlands -4 10 £320 -28.88% 3
Yorkshire +7 7 £188 -64.28% 11
North East -16 1 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 389 (52.64%) Cisco
2 265 (35.86%) WAN
3 247 (33.42%) LAN
4 236 (31.94%) Firewall
5 217 (29.36%) Cisco Certification
6 205 (27.74%) Windows
7 162 (21.92%) Telecoms
8 147 (19.89%) Microsoft
9 141 (19.08%) VPN
10 137 (18.54%) CCNP
10 137 (18.54%) CCNA
11 133 (18.00%) TCP/IP
12 131 (17.73%) Active Directory
13 122 (16.51%) Linux
14 108 (14.61%) ITIL
15 106 (14.34%) VMware
15 106 (14.34%) Data Centre
16 97 (13.13%) Security Cleared
16 97 (13.13%) DNS
17 92 (12.45%) Wireless
18 87 (11.77%) MPLS
18 87 (11.77%) Finance
19 86 (11.64%) Unified Communications
20 85 (11.50%) CheckPoint
21 83 (11.23%) SC Cleared
22 81 (10.96%) Unix
23 80 (10.83%) PBX
24 78 (10.55%) Migration
25 71 (9.61%) MS Office
26 70 (9.47%) Cisco CUCM

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (7.44%) Skype for Business
2 47 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 33 (4.47%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.35%) Apache
7 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.95%) Apache Qpid
8 7 (0.95%) Confluence
8 7 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.68%) IIS
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 3 (0.41%) Quickr
12 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.27%) JBoss
12 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 71 (9.61%) MS Office
2 48 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.77%) Office 365
2 22 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.62%) SaaS
4 11 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 10 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.08%) G Suite
8 6 (0.81%) PaaS
8 6 (0.81%) Yammer
9 5 (0.68%) IaaS
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.41%) GitHub
10 3 (0.41%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.27%) Slack
11 2 (0.27%) Trello
12 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 265 (35.86%) WAN
2 247 (33.42%) LAN
3 236 (31.94%) Firewall
4 141 (19.08%) VPN
5 133 (18.00%) TCP/IP
6 97 (13.13%) DNS
7 92 (12.45%) Wireless
8 87 (11.77%) MPLS
9 86 (11.64%) Unified Communications
10 80 (10.83%) PBX
11 68 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
12 67 (9.07%) DHCP
13 62 (8.39%) Internet
14 53 (7.17%) Network Security
15 52 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (6.63%) Ethernet
16 49 (6.63%) VLAN
17 45 (6.09%) Skype
18 44 (5.95%) OSPF
19 40 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.49%) Redis
3 6 (0.81%) MySQL
4 5 (0.68%) Big Data
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.27%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (2.98%) GCC
1 22 (2.98%) GDB
1 22 (2.98%) Subversion
1 22 (2.98%) Trac
2 8 (1.08%) Bitbucket
2 8 (1.08%) CMake
2 8 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.95%) GoogleTest
3 7 (0.95%) JIRA
3 7 (0.95%) Valgrind
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (21.92%) Telecoms
2 87 (11.77%) Finance
3 24 (3.25%) Banking
4 15 (2.03%) Retail
5 10 (1.35%) Back Office
6 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.22%) Legal
7 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.68%) Local Government
9 4 (0.54%) Front Office
9 4 (0.54%) Games
9 4 (0.54%) Law
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Automotive
10 3 (0.41%) German Language
10 3 (0.41%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Military
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 155 (20.97%) Network Engineer
2 92 (12.45%) Analyst
3 82 (11.10%) Architect
3 82 (11.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 54 (7.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 52 (7.04%) VoIP Engineer
6 47 (6.36%) Support Engineer
7 45 (6.09%) Voice Engineer
8 42 (5.68%) Project Manager
9 28 (3.79%) Network Architect
10 27 (3.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 27 (3.65%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.11%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
12 23 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 22 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (2.84%) Network Analyst
15 20 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
15 20 (2.71%) Network Support
15 20 (2.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.60%) ELK Stack
2 29 (3.92%) STL
3 22 (2.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (1.76%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.76%) XMPP
5 10 (1.35%) RESTful
5 10 (1.35%) Web Services
6 7 (0.95%) CSS
6 7 (0.95%) J2EE
6 7 (0.95%) XML
7 5 (0.68%) Middleware
8 3 (0.41%) .NET
8 3 (0.41%) HTML
8 3 (0.41%) RFC 2833
9 2 (0.27%) HTML5
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.27%) SAML
9 2 (0.27%) WebRTC
10 1 (0.14%) jQuery
10 1 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 106 (14.34%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.41%) IVR
4 30 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
5 26 (3.52%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.84%) Smartphone
7 20 (2.71%) Cyber Attack
8 15 (2.03%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.76%) Clustering
9 13 (1.76%) iPad
10 12 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (1.62%) Handset
10 12 (1.62%) Statistics
11 10 (1.35%) iPhone
11 10 (1.35%) PKI
12 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 205 (27.74%) Windows
2 122 (16.51%) Linux
3 81 (10.96%) Unix
4 62 (8.39%) Windows Server
5 61 (8.25%) Windows 7
6 45 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.52%) Android
8 24 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (2.30%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.76%) Solaris
13 12 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.35%) CentOS
16 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (14.61%) ITIL
2 78 (10.55%) Migration
3 69 (9.34%) Network Design
4 67 (9.07%) Project Management
5 55 (7.44%) Patch Management
6 45 (6.09%) PRINCE2
7 43 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (5.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 40 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 40 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 36 (4.87%) High Availability
11 34 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
12 33 (4.47%) Service Management
13 30 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (3.52%) Case Management
15 24 (3.25%) Service Delivery
15 24 (3.25%) Software Engineering
16 23 (3.11%) Information Security
16 23 (3.11%) SIEM
16 23 (3.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.01%) C++
2 31 (4.19%) SQL
3 24 (3.25%) Python
4 16 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.35%) Perl
5 10 (1.35%) Ruby
6 9 (1.22%) Java
7 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.95%) C
9 6 (0.81%) VBScript
10 4 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.14%) C#
11 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 217 (29.36%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (18.54%) CCNA
2 137 (18.54%) CCNP
3 97 (13.13%) Security Cleared
4 83 (11.23%) SC Cleared
5 66 (8.93%) CCIE
6 41 (5.55%) CISSP
7 35 (4.74%) Degree
7 35 (4.74%) SANS
8 34 (4.60%) CCVP
8 34 (4.60%) SSCP
9 25 (3.38%) CCDP
9 25 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.76%) MCITP
12 12 (1.62%) MCSA
13 11 (1.49%) CCDA
13 11 (1.49%) MCSE
14 9 (1.22%) DBS Check
14 9 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.79%) SLA
2 7 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) QA
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 131 (17.73%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.62%) XenApp
6 9 (1.22%) vSphere
7 7 (0.95%) Docker
8 6 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.54%) Firmware
10 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.41%) KVM
11 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.27%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.27%) Xen
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (9.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 40 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (4.74%) QRadar
4 28 (3.79%) Cisco UCCE
5 24 (3.25%) SCCM
6 11 (1.49%) Kibana
6 11 (1.49%) logstash
6 11 (1.49%) SCOM
7 10 (1.35%) Nessus
7 10 (1.35%) Nexpose
7 10 (1.35%) Nmap
8 9 (1.22%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.22%) Nagios
8 9 (1.22%) Puppet
9 8 (1.08%) Ansible
10 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.81%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 389 (52.64%) Cisco
2 147 (19.89%) Microsoft
3 106 (14.34%) VMware
4 85 (11.50%) CheckPoint
5 61 (8.25%) Avaya
6 60 (8.12%) Citrix
7 54 (7.31%) Apple
8 50 (6.77%) Juniper
9 39 (5.28%) Splunk
10 38 (5.14%) F5
11 33 (4.47%) HP
12 29 (3.92%) IBM
13 27 (3.65%) Google
13 27 (3.65%) Mitel
14 24 (3.25%) LogRhythm
15 21 (2.84%) Palo Alto
16 20 (2.71%) Fortinet
16 20 (2.71%) Intel Security
17 15 (2.03%) ArcSight
17 15 (2.03%) Oracle
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