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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 323 277 275
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 333 392 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 5.29% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 226 190
Median daily rate £375 £316 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £251
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 23
Median hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +17.14%
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
7705 7415 6403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.62% 15.04% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4743 4198 3532
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 425 365
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.62 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -21 122 £400 +23.07% 46
South East -48 72 £369 +22.91% 31
South West +16 47 £375 +25.00% 15
North West -16 27 £475 +58.33% 9
West Midlands -4 25 £385 +16.22% 11
East of England -15 16 £300 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +13 15 £325 +30.00% 16
North East -45 4 - - 2
East Midlands -6 2 £301 -19.86% 9
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 393 (59.46%) Cisco
2 291 (44.02%) WAN
3 270 (40.85%) LAN
4 251 (37.97%) Firewall
5 239 (36.16%) Cisco Certification
6 166 (25.11%) Wireless
7 164 (24.81%) Windows
8 156 (23.60%) CCNP
9 131 (19.82%) ITIL
10 123 (18.61%) CCNA
11 119 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 115 (17.40%) MPLS
13 112 (16.94%) TCP/IP
14 110 (16.64%) Active Directory
15 109 (16.49%) VPN
16 106 (16.04%) Telecoms
17 96 (14.52%) VMware
18 94 (14.22%) Data Centre
19 93 (14.07%) DNS
20 92 (13.92%) CheckPoint
21 91 (13.77%) Security Cleared
22 82 (12.41%) Windows Server
23 80 (12.10%) Cisco ASA
24 72 (10.89%) Juniper
25 71 (10.74%) BGP
25 71 (10.74%) Network Security
26 70 (10.59%) SC Cleared
26 70 (10.59%) DHCP
27 69 (10.44%) Project Management
28 68 (10.29%) OSPF

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 57 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.14%) Skype for Business
3 29 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.36%) Apache
10 7 (1.06%) IIS
10 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.76%) JBoss
12 3 (0.45%) CMS
12 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) Node.js
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (6.35%) MS Office
2 36 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.90%) Office 365
2 16 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.06%) SaaS
5 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.45%) Yammer
7 2 (0.30%) GitHub
7 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 291 (44.02%) WAN
2 270 (40.85%) LAN
3 251 (37.97%) Firewall
4 166 (25.11%) Wireless
5 115 (17.40%) MPLS
6 112 (16.94%) TCP/IP
7 109 (16.49%) VPN
8 93 (14.07%) DNS
9 80 (12.10%) Cisco ASA
10 71 (10.74%) BGP
10 71 (10.74%) Network Security
11 70 (10.59%) DHCP
12 68 (10.29%) OSPF
13 55 (8.32%) EIGRP
14 52 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (6.05%) SAN
16 36 (5.45%) Unified Communications
17 35 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (5.30%) H.323
17 35 (5.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.57%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.76%) MySQL
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.30%) OLTP
7 2 (0.30%) SQLite
8 1 (0.15%) DB2
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.45%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Gradle
5 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 63 (9.53%) Finance
3 25 (3.78%) Retail
4 16 (2.42%) Legal
5 11 (1.66%) Back Office
6 10 (1.51%) Banking
6 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.21%) Front Office
8 7 (1.06%) Law
9 6 (0.91%) Local Government
10 4 (0.61%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Billing
10 4 (0.61%) Games
10 4 (0.61%) Marketing
10 4 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.61%) Publishing
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 223 (33.74%) Network Engineer
2 75 (11.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 69 (10.44%) Architect
4 68 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 63 (9.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 53 (8.02%) Analyst
7 49 (7.41%) VoIP Engineer
8 43 (6.51%) Voice Engineer
9 35 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 32 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
11 31 (4.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 31 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
12 27 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 27 (4.08%) Network Support
12 27 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.48%) Consultant
13 23 (3.48%) Voice Network Engineer
14 21 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.97%) Web Services
3 8 (1.21%) Middleware
4 6 (0.91%) XMPP
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.76%) XML
6 4 (0.61%) RFC 2833
7 3 (0.45%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) jQuery
8 2 (0.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.30%) FreeSWITCH
8 2 (0.30%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.30%) JSON
8 2 (0.30%) LAMP
8 2 (0.30%) MAPI
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.15%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.15%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.22%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.54%) IVR
3 29 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.78%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.27%) Handset
7 14 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.82%) Statistics
10 9 (1.36%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.76%) CESG
13 5 (0.76%) iPad
13 5 (0.76%) NHS
13 5 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) Clustering
14 4 (0.61%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.61%) FMCG
14 4 (0.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 164 (24.81%) Windows
2 82 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 67 (10.14%) Linux
4 51 (7.72%) Windows 7
4 51 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (5.75%) Unix
5 38 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (3.03%) Solaris
8 17 (2.57%) Android
9 15 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.91%) CentOS
13 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (19.82%) ITIL
2 69 (10.44%) Project Management
3 46 (6.96%) Network Design
4 44 (6.66%) Change Management
5 34 (5.14%) Migration
5 34 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
6 31 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.54%) Service Management
8 29 (4.39%) High Availability
9 28 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (4.24%) Load Balancing
10 26 (3.93%) PRINCE2
10 26 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (3.78%) Network Management
12 21 (3.18%) ITSM
13 19 (2.87%) Incident Management
14 17 (2.57%) Time Management
15 16 (2.42%) Business Continuity
15 16 (2.42%) ITIL V3
15 16 (2.42%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.30%) SQL
2 19 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.82%) C
4 11 (1.66%) Python
5 10 (1.51%) C++
5 10 (1.51%) Perl
6 7 (1.06%) Java
6 7 (1.06%) Ruby
7 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.76%) PHP
8 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.45%) C#
10 1 (0.15%) Erlang
10 1 (0.15%) Korn
10 1 (0.15%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.15%) Tcl
10 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (36.16%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (23.60%) CCNP
3 123 (18.61%) CCNA
4 91 (13.77%) Security Cleared
5 70 (10.59%) SC Cleared
6 48 (7.26%) Degree
7 45 (6.81%) CCIE
8 39 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (5.30%) MCSE
10 28 (4.24%) CCDP
11 12 (1.82%) CCDA
12 9 (1.36%) CCENT
13 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.21%) MCP
14 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.06%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.91%) CCNP Voice
15 6 (0.91%) CCVP
15 6 (0.91%) PMP
16 5 (0.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.02%) SLA
2 7 (1.06%) JSP 440
2 7 (1.06%) QA
3 5 (0.76%) HIPAA
3 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) DICOM
4 2 (0.30%) HL7
4 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.30%) RMADS
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (16.64%) Active Directory
2 55 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.72%) XenApp
4 13 (1.97%) vSphere
5 11 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.21%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.06%) Brightmail
8 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.06%) XenServer
9 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.61%) UAG
10 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.30%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.30%) zsh
12 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (3.63%) SCCM
3 16 (2.42%) WSUS
4 14 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 13 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.06%) Puppet
8 7 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.91%) Ansible
9 6 (0.91%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.91%) Salt
10 5 (0.76%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.76%) Cacti
10 5 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.76%) SCOM
10 5 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 393 (59.46%) Cisco
2 119 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 96 (14.52%) VMware
4 92 (13.92%) CheckPoint
5 72 (10.89%) Juniper
6 65 (9.83%) Avaya
7 58 (8.77%) HP
8 57 (8.62%) Citrix
9 37 (5.60%) F5
9 37 (5.60%) Fortinet
10 31 (4.69%) Remedy
11 28 (4.24%) Mitel
11 28 (4.24%) Oracle
12 24 (3.63%) Palo Alto
13 23 (3.48%) Aruba
13 23 (3.48%) NICE Systems
14 22 (3.33%) Symantec
15 20 (3.03%) Dell
16 19 (2.87%) Apple
17 16 (2.42%) NetApp
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