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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 265 247 228
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing VoIP 383 373 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 5.76% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 195 211
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.36 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £28.35 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £20.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-6.80% -13.91%
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
7500 6477 7335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.38% 13.62% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4378 3622 3602
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 448 569
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -28 141 £350 -4.10% 48
South East +23 103 £325 +9.24% 31
South West -3 40 £350 +15.70% 20
East of England -18 28 £173 -9.21% 12
West Midlands -10 27 £225 -41.93% 7
Yorkshire -7 20 £350 -17.64% 13
East Midlands +2 10 £200 -45.20% 2
North West -30 10 £295 +7.27% 15
North East -34 3 £125 - 3
Midlands - - - - 2
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 370 (49.53%) Cisco
2 295 (39.49%) Windows
3 268 (35.88%) WAN
4 245 (32.80%) LAN
5 215 (28.78%) Firewall
6 198 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
7 193 (25.84%) Active Directory
8 160 (21.42%) ITIL
9 157 (21.02%) Microsoft
10 126 (16.87%) MS Exchange
11 124 (16.60%) Telecoms
11 124 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 117 (15.66%) VPN
13 113 (15.13%) TCP/IP
14 108 (14.46%) VMware
15 101 (13.52%) Citrix
16 100 (13.39%) Wireless
17 98 (13.12%) MPLS
17 98 (13.12%) CCNA
18 93 (12.45%) Finance
19 90 (12.05%) DNS
20 89 (11.91%) CCNP
21 84 (11.24%) MS Office
21 84 (11.24%) Windows 7
22 74 (9.91%) CheckPoint
23 72 (9.64%) Avaya
23 72 (9.64%) Juniper
24 70 (9.37%) Video Conferencing
25 67 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
25 67 (8.97%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 126 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 65 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (5.89%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.75%) Lync
5 26 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.34%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.94%) IIS
10 7 (0.94%) Apache
11 4 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.54%) CICS
11 4 (0.54%) CMS
11 4 (0.54%) TPMS
11 4 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.40%) Quickr
13 2 (0.27%) WorkSite
Applications
1 84 (11.24%) MS Office
2 65 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.61%) Office 365
2 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 268 (35.88%) WAN
2 245 (32.80%) LAN
3 215 (28.78%) Firewall
4 117 (15.66%) VPN
5 113 (15.13%) TCP/IP
6 100 (13.39%) Wireless
7 98 (13.12%) MPLS
8 90 (12.05%) DNS
9 67 (8.97%) DHCP
10 62 (8.30%) SAN
11 60 (8.03%) VLAN
12 54 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (6.96%) OSPF
14 49 (6.56%) BGP
15 46 (6.16%) IP Telephony
16 44 (5.89%) PBX
17 40 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
18 39 (5.22%) IPsec
19 38 (5.09%) Internet
20 37 (4.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.95%) MySQL
3 20 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.54%) DB2
7 4 (0.54%) Informix
8 3 (0.40%) SQLite
9 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.27%) MS Access
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.27%) IDOL
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) Big Data
10 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (0.94%) JIRA
2 5 (0.67%) Selenium
2 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
2 5 (0.67%) PHPUnit
3 4 (0.54%) Hudson
3 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.54%) Subversion
4 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 124 (16.60%) Telecoms
2 93 (12.45%) Finance
3 28 (3.75%) Banking
4 18 (2.41%) Law
5 14 (1.87%) Legal
6 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.20%) Retail
7 7 (0.94%) Billing
8 6 (0.80%) Marketing
9 5 (0.67%) French Language
10 4 (0.54%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.54%) Military
10 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 139 (18.61%) Analyst
2 115 (15.39%) Network Engineer
3 69 (9.24%) Support Engineer
4 51 (6.83%) Architect
5 47 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 43 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 41 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 39 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 36 (4.82%) Network Analyst
10 30 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (4.02%) Network Manager
11 29 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
11 29 (3.88%) Service Analyst
12 28 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 25 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
15 22 (2.95%) Developer
16 20 (2.68%) Consultant
17 19 (2.54%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.01%) SOAP
2 14 (1.87%) XML
3 12 (1.61%) JSON
4 11 (1.47%) HTML
5 10 (1.34%) jQuery
6 9 (1.20%) XMPP
6 9 (1.20%) Web Services
7 8 (1.07%) REST
8 6 (0.80%) Zend Framework
8 6 (0.80%) Middleware
9 5 (0.67%) CSS
9 5 (0.67%) Ajax
10 4 (0.54%) .NET
10 4 (0.54%) EJB
10 4 (0.54%) CGI
10 4 (0.54%) JavaBeans
11 3 (0.40%) LAMP
11 3 (0.40%) Cocoa
11 3 (0.40%) JSP
11 3 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.37%) Video Conferencing
2 59 (7.90%) Blackberry
3 56 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.08%) IVR
5 18 (2.41%) Replication
6 17 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.14%) Kindle
8 14 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.74%) Open Source
10 11 (1.47%) Clustering
11 10 (1.34%) NHS
12 9 (1.20%) Handset
13 7 (0.94%) e-Health
13 7 (0.94%) FMCG
14 6 (0.80%) iPad
15 5 (0.67%) User Experience
15 5 (0.67%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.67%) SecurID
16 4 (0.54%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 295 (39.49%) Windows
2 124 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (11.24%) Windows 7
4 67 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (7.50%) Linux
6 49 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 42 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (4.28%) UNIX
9 18 (2.41%) Android
10 17 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.87%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.34%) Solaris
14 5 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.67%) CentOS
14 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.40%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (21.42%) ITIL
2 56 (7.50%) Project Management
3 45 (6.02%) Load Balancing
4 42 (5.62%) Migration
5 38 (5.09%) Network Architecture
6 33 (4.42%) Service Delivery
6 33 (4.42%) PRINCE2
6 33 (4.42%) Network Design
7 31 (4.15%) Network Management
8 23 (3.08%) Asset Management
8 23 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (2.95%) Service Management
10 18 (2.41%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.28%) Change Management
11 17 (2.28%) WAN Optimisation
11 17 (2.28%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (2.14%) Mentoring
13 15 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.03%) SQL
2 18 (2.41%) C
2 18 (2.41%) C++
3 16 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.61%) Java
5 11 (1.47%) PHP
6 9 (1.20%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.67%) VBScript
9 5 (0.67%) Perl
9 5 (0.67%) Python
10 3 (0.40%) Scala
10 3 (0.40%) Ruby
10 3 (0.40%) C#
10 3 (0.40%) R
11 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (13.12%) CCNA
3 89 (11.91%) CCNP
4 51 (6.83%) CCIE
4 51 (6.83%) Security Cleared
5 45 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.55%) MCSE
8 28 (3.75%) CCVP
9 23 (3.08%) CCDP
10 22 (2.95%) Degree
11 17 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.01%) MCP
13 11 (1.47%) CISSP
13 11 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.20%) MCITP
15 7 (0.94%) MCSA
15 7 (0.94%) CCSP
15 7 (0.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.02%) SLA
2 17 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.80%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 193 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.02%) vSphere
4 20 (2.68%) XenServer
5 19 (2.54%) XenApp
6 17 (2.28%) Terminal Services
7 16 (2.14%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.47%) ISA Server
9 10 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (1.20%) DFS Replication
10 9 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.54%) NFS
11 4 (0.54%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.54%) vCloud
12 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.40%) Firmware
12 3 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (5.09%) SCCM
2 30 (4.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.20%) MOM
4 9 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.94%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.54%) Nagios
7 4 (0.54%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.40%) Control-M
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.40%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.40%) WSUS
9 2 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 370 (49.53%) Cisco
2 157 (21.02%) Microsoft
3 108 (14.46%) VMware
4 101 (13.52%) Citrix
5 74 (9.91%) CheckPoint
6 72 (9.64%) Avaya
6 72 (9.64%) Juniper
7 52 (6.96%) HP
8 46 (6.16%) Mitel
8 46 (6.16%) SolarWinds
9 34 (4.55%) Nokia
10 31 (4.15%) Symantec
10 31 (4.15%) F5
11 26 (3.48%) Riverbed
11 26 (3.48%) BT
12 19 (2.54%) WatchGuard
12 19 (2.54%) Polycom
13 16 (2.14%) Blue Coat
13 16 (2.14%) Remedy
14 15 (2.01%) Radware
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40.00 - £53.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Rate: Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum - 6 Months Fixed-Term Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £175 - £182 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
London & Partners
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London (SE1)
Guru Careers
Rate: £20 - 22k
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Annapurna
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago