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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 313 271 292
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +21
Contract jobs citing VoIP 347 415 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.83% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 5.65% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 233 179
Median daily rate £375 £355 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £331 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.67% +15.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 29
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +24.24%
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
7892 7339 6609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.93% 14.66% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4876 4212 3582
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 432 371
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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
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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 -43 121 £400 +6.66% 38
South East -18 77 £375 - 20
South West +12 40 £325 +4.83% 14
North West +1 31 £375 +25.00% 13
West Midlands -14 30 £348 -9.15% 11
East of England 0 25 £300 +44.57% 10
Yorkshire +1 15 £330 -26.66% 7
North East -52 4 - -
East Midlands -17 3 £350 -12.43% 9
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 416 (61.09%) Cisco
2 311 (45.67%) WAN
3 286 (42.00%) LAN
4 272 (39.94%) Firewall
5 256 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
6 179 (26.28%) Wireless
7 177 (25.99%) CCNP
8 172 (25.26%) Windows
9 139 (20.41%) CCNA
10 138 (20.26%) ITIL
11 128 (18.80%) Active Directory
12 125 (18.36%) MPLS
13 120 (17.62%) CheckPoint
13 120 (17.62%) Microsoft
14 115 (16.89%) TCP/IP
15 111 (16.30%) Telecoms
16 106 (15.57%) Data Centre
17 105 (15.42%) VPN
18 103 (15.12%) VMware
19 100 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
20 97 (14.24%) Security Cleared
21 92 (13.51%) Windows Server
22 91 (13.36%) Network Security
23 88 (12.92%) DNS
24 83 (12.19%) SC Cleared
25 79 (11.60%) BGP
26 75 (11.01%) OSPF
27 73 (10.72%) Project Management
27 73 (10.72%) Juniper
27 73 (10.72%) Finance

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 52 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 43 (6.31%) Skype for Business
3 29 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.47%) Apache
8 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.88%) IIS
10 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.73%) JBoss
12 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.15%) Magnolia
Applications
1 44 (6.46%) MS Office
2 42 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) 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 36 (5.29%) Office 365
2 18 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.03%) SaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Yammer
7 2 (0.29%) GitHub
7 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.29%) 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
1 311 (45.67%) WAN
2 286 (42.00%) LAN
3 272 (39.94%) Firewall
4 179 (26.28%) Wireless
5 125 (18.36%) MPLS
6 115 (16.89%) TCP/IP
7 105 (15.42%) VPN
8 100 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
9 91 (13.36%) Network Security
10 88 (12.92%) DNS
11 79 (11.60%) BGP
12 75 (11.01%) OSPF
13 70 (10.28%) DHCP
14 63 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (8.96%) EIGRP
16 54 (7.93%) Unified Communications
17 41 (6.02%) H.323
18 40 (5.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (5.43%) SAN
20 34 (4.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.29%) MySQL
6 2 (0.29%) OLTP
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.29%) SQLite
7 1 (0.15%) Big Data
7 1 (0.15%) DB2
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 111 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 73 (10.72%) Finance
3 28 (4.11%) Retail
4 14 (2.06%) Banking
4 14 (2.06%) Legal
5 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.03%) Back Office
7 6 (0.88%) Billing
8 5 (0.73%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Advertising
9 4 (0.59%) Front Office
9 4 (0.59%) Games
9 4 (0.59%) Marketing
9 4 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.59%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Local Government
10 3 (0.44%) Military
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (35.39%) Network Engineer
2 77 (11.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 75 (11.01%) Support Engineer
4 68 (9.99%) Architect
5 62 (9.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 52 (7.64%) Voice Engineer
7 48 (7.05%) Analyst
7 48 (7.05%) VoIP Engineer
8 43 (6.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 39 (5.73%) Firewall Engineer
10 33 (4.85%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.82%) Network Support
11 26 (3.82%) Senior Network Engineer
11 26 (3.82%) Voice Network Engineer
12 25 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 23 (3.38%) Consultant
15 22 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
16 21 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.06%) XMPP
3 11 (1.62%) Web Services
4 8 (1.17%) Middleware
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.73%) XML
6 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 2 (0.29%) COM
7 2 (0.29%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.29%) JSON
7 2 (0.29%) LAMP
7 2 (0.29%) MAPI
7 2 (0.29%) SOAP
8 1 (0.15%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.15%) EDI
8 1 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.15%) jQuery
8 1 (0.15%) RFC 2833
8 1 (0.15%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.73%) IVR
3 30 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.64%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.64%) Handset
6 16 (2.35%) Smartphone
7 15 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.03%) iPad
9 7 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.03%) Statistics
10 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.88%) PKI
11 5 (0.73%) BYOD
11 5 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.59%) CESG
12 4 (0.59%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.59%) Informatics
12 4 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 172 (25.26%) Windows
2 92 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 58 (8.52%) Linux
4 54 (7.93%) Windows 7
5 49 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.85%) Unix
6 33 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (2.79%) Solaris
9 16 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 15 (2.20%) Android
11 13 (1.91%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.88%) CentOS
14 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (20.26%) ITIL
2 73 (10.72%) Project Management
3 45 (6.61%) Change Management
4 41 (6.02%) Migration
5 40 (5.87%) Network Design
6 34 (4.99%) Network Monitoring
7 33 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.55%) Network Management
9 30 (4.41%) Load Balancing
10 29 (4.26%) PRINCE2
11 28 (4.11%) High Availability
12 27 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (3.82%) Service Management
14 25 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (2.79%) Change Control
16 19 (2.79%) ITSM
16 19 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (2.64%) Incident Management
18 16 (2.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.31%) SQL
2 17 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.76%) C
4 11 (1.62%) Perl
4 11 (1.62%) Python
5 9 (1.32%) C++
5 9 (1.32%) Java
5 9 (1.32%) Ruby
6 8 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.44%) C#
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.15%) Korn
9 1 (0.15%) Tcl
9 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 256 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (25.99%) CCNP
3 139 (20.41%) CCNA
4 97 (14.24%) Security Cleared
5 83 (12.19%) SC Cleared
6 50 (7.34%) Degree
7 44 (6.46%) CCIE
8 34 (4.99%) CCDP
9 26 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.79%) MCSE
11 10 (1.47%) CCDA
11 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.03%) CCENT
12 7 (1.03%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.03%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.88%) CCNP Voice
13 6 (0.88%) CCSE
13 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.88%) MCP
13 6 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.05%) SLA
2 10 (1.47%) QA
3 9 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.73%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) DICOM
6 2 (0.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.29%) RMADS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 128 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 54 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.64%) XenApp
4 13 (1.91%) vSphere
5 12 (1.76%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.62%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.03%) Brightmail
9 7 (1.03%) XenServer
10 5 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.59%) UAG
12 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (6.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 26 (3.82%) SCCM
3 18 (2.64%) FortiGate
4 14 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (2.06%) WSUS
5 12 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (1.32%) Cacti
7 9 (1.32%) Nagios
7 9 (1.32%) Puppet
7 9 (1.32%) SCOM
8 8 (1.17%) Ansible
8 8 (1.17%) Salt
9 7 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.03%) SmokePing
9 7 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 416 (61.09%) Cisco
2 120 (17.62%) CheckPoint
2 120 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 103 (15.12%) VMware
4 73 (10.72%) Juniper
5 68 (9.99%) Avaya
6 57 (8.37%) F5
7 53 (7.78%) Citrix
8 52 (7.64%) HP
9 43 (6.31%) Fortinet
10 41 (6.02%) Palo Alto
11 34 (4.99%) Mitel
12 31 (4.55%) Remedy
13 30 (4.41%) Oracle
14 24 (3.52%) Symantec
15 23 (3.38%) NICE Systems
16 22 (3.23%) Aruba
17 20 (2.94%) Riverbed
18 18 (2.64%) SolarWinds
19 16 (2.35%) Intel Security
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