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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 275 225 209
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 354 421 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 6.35% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 236 231
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 30 35
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.21 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -7.69%
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
7401 6633 8371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 13.60% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4075 3667 3862
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 384 658
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -56 132 £325 -7.14% 58
South East -4 99 £331 -8.62% 32
East of England -14 51 £190 -25.49% 15
West Midlands +4 19 £397 +5.73% 7
North West -10 19 £340 +23.45% 7
Yorkshire -7 12 £188 -42.30% 9
South West -33 9 - - 6
East Midlands 0 8 £300 +42.01% 5
North East -21 1 £275 -21.42% 2
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 367 (52.73%) Cisco
2 235 (33.76%) Windows
3 221 (31.75%) WAN
4 212 (30.46%) Firewall
5 207 (29.74%) Cisco Certification
6 205 (29.45%) LAN
7 178 (25.57%) Active Directory
8 144 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 141 (20.26%) ITIL
10 125 (17.96%) VPN
11 114 (16.38%) CCNP
12 110 (15.80%) MPLS
13 104 (14.94%) MS Exchange
13 104 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 97 (13.94%) Telecoms
14 97 (13.94%) VMware
15 93 (13.36%) CheckPoint
16 91 (13.07%) Citrix
17 90 (12.93%) CCNA
17 90 (12.93%) Wireless
18 89 (12.79%) TCP/IP
19 87 (12.50%) Finance
20 85 (12.21%) DNS
21 82 (11.78%) MS Office
22 72 (10.34%) Avaya
22 72 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
23 70 (10.06%) Windows 7
24 68 (9.77%) Juniper
25 62 (8.91%) MS Excel
25 62 (8.91%) VLAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 104 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 31 (4.45%) Lync
5 24 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (2.73%) Apache
8 11 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.29%) CMS
10 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.57%) CICS
13 4 (0.57%) TPMS
13 4 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.43%) IIS
14 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (11.78%) MS Office
2 62 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.72%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.88%) Office 365
2 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 221 (31.75%) WAN
2 212 (30.46%) Firewall
3 205 (29.45%) LAN
4 125 (17.96%) VPN
5 110 (15.80%) MPLS
6 90 (12.93%) Wireless
7 89 (12.79%) TCP/IP
8 85 (12.21%) DNS
9 72 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (8.91%) VLAN
11 60 (8.62%) OSPF
12 58 (8.33%) IPsec
13 57 (8.19%) BGP
14 52 (7.47%) DHCP
15 49 (7.04%) SAN
16 45 (6.47%) EIGRP
17 44 (6.32%) SNMP
18 40 (5.75%) Internet
19 36 (5.17%) Cisco PIX
20 35 (5.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.59%) MySQL
3 12 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.57%) DB2
4 4 (0.57%) Informix
4 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.43%) MS Access
5 3 (0.43%) SQLite
6 2 (0.29%) IDOL
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.86%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) Selenium
2 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
2 4 (0.57%) PHPUnit
2 4 (0.57%) Hudson
2 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 97 (13.94%) Telecoms
2 87 (12.50%) Finance
3 27 (3.88%) Banking
4 9 (1.29%) Legal
4 9 (1.29%) French Language
5 8 (1.15%) Marketing
5 8 (1.15%) Multimedia
5 8 (1.15%) Billing
6 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.57%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.29%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (16.09%) Analyst
2 111 (15.95%) Network Engineer
3 54 (7.76%) Project Manager
4 50 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 47 (6.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 46 (6.61%) Architect
7 39 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (5.32%) Support Analyst
9 29 (4.17%) Network Support
10 27 (3.88%) Service Analyst
11 25 (3.59%) Design Engineer
11 25 (3.59%) Consultant
12 24 (3.45%) Administrator
12 24 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
12 24 (3.45%) IP Engineer
13 23 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 23 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 20 (2.87%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.87%) XMPP
2 12 (1.72%) XML
3 10 (1.44%) .NET
3 10 (1.44%) CSS
4 9 (1.29%) Web Services
4 9 (1.29%) JSON
4 9 (1.29%) jQuery
5 7 (1.01%) REST
6 6 (0.86%) Zend Framework
7 5 (0.72%) HTML
7 5 (0.72%) SOAP
8 4 (0.57%) EJB
8 4 (0.57%) JavaBeans
9 3 (0.43%) Middleware
9 3 (0.43%) Cocoa
9 3 (0.43%) Ajax
9 3 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.43%) HTML5
9 3 (0.43%) iOS SDK
9 3 (0.43%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.33%) Blackberry
2 50 (7.18%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.44%) Handset
5 15 (2.16%) Kindle
6 14 (2.01%) Replication
6 14 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.01%) FMCG
7 12 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.15%) NHS
9 8 (1.15%) IVR
9 8 (1.15%) Open Source
10 7 (1.01%) iPad
11 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.72%) Clustering
11 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.72%) iPhone
12 3 (0.43%) PKI
12 3 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 235 (33.76%) Windows
2 104 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (10.06%) Windows 7
4 59 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 32 (4.60%) Linux
7 23 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (3.16%) Android
9 15 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.16%) UNIX
10 12 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.43%) VME
14 3 (0.43%) MVS
14 3 (0.43%) HPUX
14 3 (0.43%) Solaris
15 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.26%) ITIL
2 56 (8.05%) Project Management
3 44 (6.32%) Load Balancing
4 43 (6.18%) Network Management
5 42 (6.03%) Migration
6 36 (5.17%) Network Architecture
7 35 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (5.03%) Network Design
8 30 (4.31%) PRINCE2
9 27 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 23 (3.30%) Service Delivery
11 22 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (2.73%) Validation
13 18 (2.59%) Business Continuity
14 17 (2.44%) Service Management
14 17 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
14 17 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
15 16 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (2.16%) Change Management
16 15 (2.16%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.04%) SQL
2 25 (3.59%) C++
3 22 (3.16%) Java
4 14 (2.01%) C
5 12 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.58%) PHP
7 9 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.15%) C#
9 7 (1.01%) Python
9 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.86%) Ruby
11 5 (0.72%) VBScript
11 5 (0.72%) Perl
12 3 (0.43%) Scala
13 2 (0.29%) R
13 2 (0.29%) Tcl
13 2 (0.29%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 207 (29.74%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (16.38%) CCNP
3 90 (12.93%) CCNA
4 53 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (7.18%) CCIE
6 44 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 34 (4.89%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.89%) CCVP
8 33 (4.74%) MCSE
9 28 (4.02%) Degree
10 26 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (3.59%) CCDP
12 21 (3.02%) CISSP
13 18 (2.59%) MCSA
14 17 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
15 15 (2.16%) MCP
16 13 (1.87%) CCSP
17 7 (1.01%) CCDA
17 7 (1.01%) CCIP
17 7 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.89%) SLA
2 18 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.57%) QA
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 178 (25.57%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.02%) vSphere
4 20 (2.87%) XenApp
5 16 (2.30%) XenServer
6 11 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.58%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.72%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.57%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.29%) NFS
12 2 (0.29%) UAG
12 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (6.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (5.03%) SCCM
3 21 (3.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 20 (2.87%) Cisco UCCE
5 18 (2.59%) FortiGate
6 12 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.72%) OPNET
7 11 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.29%) SCOM
10 5 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.43%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.43%) Puppet
12 3 (0.43%) WSUS
13 2 (0.29%) Nagios
13 2 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
13 2 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
14 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 367 (52.73%) Cisco
2 144 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 97 (13.94%) VMware
4 93 (13.36%) CheckPoint
5 91 (13.07%) Citrix
6 72 (10.34%) Avaya
7 68 (9.77%) Juniper
8 45 (6.47%) HP
9 37 (5.32%) Mitel
9 37 (5.32%) F5
10 34 (4.89%) SolarWinds
11 32 (4.60%) Symantec
12 30 (4.31%) Nokia
13 21 (3.02%) BT
13 21 (3.02%) Blue Coat
14 18 (2.59%) Oracle
14 18 (2.59%) Riverbed
15 16 (2.30%) Redback
15 16 (2.30%) McAfee
16 15 (2.16%) Radware
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £385 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 20 days ago