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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / England
Rank 277 310 287
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Contract jobs citing VoIP 327 336 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 4.84% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 204 206
Median daily rate £370 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 26
Median hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £42.25 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.06% +100.71%

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
6264 6941 7172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3949 4167 3986
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 294 428
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +25 116 £345 -0.71% 28
London +21 105 £375 -10.71% 47
North West +18 30 £425 +23.63% 15
Yorkshire +20 18 £200 -63.63% 3
West Midlands -2 18 £383 -15.00% 16
South West +5 14 £393 +42.72% 7
East of England +3 13 £255 +27.81% 6
East Midlands -5 8 £333 -26.11% 4
North East -18 1 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 386 (51.67%) Cisco
2 262 (35.07%) WAN
3 243 (32.53%) LAN
4 232 (31.06%) Firewall
5 211 (28.25%) Windows
6 208 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
7 164 (21.95%) Telecoms
8 152 (20.35%) Microsoft
9 143 (19.14%) CCNA
10 135 (18.07%) TCP/IP
11 132 (17.67%) VPN
12 130 (17.40%) Linux
13 129 (17.27%) CCNP
14 123 (16.47%) Active Directory
15 115 (15.39%) Security Cleared
16 109 (14.59%) ITIL
17 102 (13.65%) VMware
18 99 (13.25%) SC Cleared
19 89 (11.91%) Unix
20 87 (11.65%) Unified Communications
20 87 (11.65%) Data Centre
21 85 (11.38%) DNS
22 84 (11.24%) PBX
23 82 (10.98%) Wireless
23 82 (10.98%) Migration
23 82 (10.98%) Finance
24 78 (10.44%) Cisco CUCM
25 77 (10.31%) MPLS
26 76 (10.17%) CheckPoint
27 74 (9.91%) Apple

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 64 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 49 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 38 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.87%) Confluence
6 13 (1.74%) Apache Qpid
6 13 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.20%) Apache
8 9 (1.20%) IIS
9 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.80%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 3 (0.40%) Jetty
12 3 (0.40%) Mongrel
12 3 (0.40%) nginx
12 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (9.10%) MS Office
2 53 (7.10%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.62%) Office 365
2 27 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.74%) SaaS
4 12 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.94%) OneDrive
5 7 (0.94%) PaaS
6 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.80%) IaaS
6 6 (0.80%) Yammer
7 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.40%) G Suite
9 3 (0.40%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.40%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) Slack
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 262 (35.07%) WAN
2 243 (32.53%) LAN
3 232 (31.06%) Firewall
4 135 (18.07%) TCP/IP
5 132 (17.67%) VPN
6 87 (11.65%) Unified Communications
7 85 (11.38%) DNS
8 84 (11.24%) PBX
9 82 (10.98%) Wireless
10 77 (10.31%) MPLS
11 67 (8.97%) DHCP
12 60 (8.03%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (6.83%) Skype
14 50 (6.69%) Network Security
15 48 (6.43%) Internet
16 47 (6.29%) Ethernet
17 46 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (5.76%) SAN
18 43 (5.76%) VLAN
19 41 (5.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.41%) Redis
3 5 (0.67%) Big Data
3 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.67%) dBASE
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.54%) MySQL
4 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.27%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (3.08%) GCC
1 23 (3.08%) GDB
1 23 (3.08%) Subversion
1 23 (3.08%) Trac
2 17 (2.28%) JIRA
3 16 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.87%) Bitbucket
4 14 (1.87%) CMake
4 14 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.74%) GoogleTest
6 11 (1.47%) Valgrind
7 3 (0.40%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.40%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.40%) VTune
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 164 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 82 (10.98%) Finance
3 26 (3.48%) Banking
4 16 (2.14%) Retail
5 13 (1.74%) Legal
6 10 (1.34%) Back Office
7 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.80%) Front Office
9 5 (0.67%) Law
9 5 (0.67%) Local Government
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.40%) German Language
10 3 (0.40%) Military
10 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (18.74%) Network Engineer
2 100 (13.39%) Analyst
3 70 (9.37%) Cisco Engineer
4 64 (8.57%) Architect
5 51 (6.83%) Project Manager
6 47 (6.29%) VoIP Engineer
7 41 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 40 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 34 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
10 30 (4.02%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.35%) Developer
11 25 (3.35%) Network Architect
12 24 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 23 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
13 23 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (2.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 22 (2.95%) Network Analyst
14 22 (2.95%) Security Analyst
15 21 (2.81%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
15 21 (2.81%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.43%) Elastic Stack
2 30 (4.02%) STL
3 23 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (2.54%) XML
5 18 (2.41%) RESTful
6 16 (2.14%) Web Services
7 14 (1.87%) CSS
8 12 (1.61%) XMPP
9 10 (1.34%) HTML
10 9 (1.20%) J2EE
11 8 (1.07%) .NET
12 7 (0.94%) 802.1X
13 4 (0.54%) Android SDK
13 4 (0.54%) iOS SDK
13 4 (0.54%) Middleware
14 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.40%) Servlets
14 3 (0.40%) WCF
14 3 (0.40%) WebRTC
14 3 (0.40%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.83%) IVR
3 48 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
5 26 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 25 (3.35%) Cyber Attack
7 20 (2.68%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.41%) Handset
9 16 (2.14%) Clustering
10 15 (2.01%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.01%) iPad
11 12 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.47%) iPhone
13 9 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.94%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.94%) PKI
14 7 (0.94%) Replication
14 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 211 (28.25%) Windows
2 130 (17.40%) Linux
3 89 (11.91%) Unix
4 68 (9.10%) Windows 7
5 60 (8.03%) Windows Server
6 49 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.21%) Android
9 17 (2.28%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.01%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.74%) Windows 10
12 12 (1.61%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.47%) Solaris
14 10 (1.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.59%) ITIL
2 82 (10.98%) Migration
3 69 (9.24%) Network Design
3 69 (9.24%) Patch Management
4 65 (8.70%) Project Management
5 56 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 54 (7.23%) Vulnerability Management
7 53 (7.10%) Network Monitoring
8 46 (6.16%) PRINCE2
9 45 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (4.42%) Case Management
10 33 (4.42%) Validation
11 32 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (4.28%) High Availability
12 30 (4.02%) Information Security
12 30 (4.02%) Service Management
13 27 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (3.61%) Security Operations
14 26 (3.48%) SIEM
15 25 (3.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.28%) C++
2 28 (3.75%) Python
2 28 (3.75%) SQL
3 27 (3.61%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 14 (1.87%) Perl
4 14 (1.87%) Ruby
4 14 (1.87%) VBScript
5 12 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.20%) C#
6 9 (1.20%) Java
7 6 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.54%) C
8 4 (0.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (19.14%) CCNA
3 129 (17.27%) CCNP
4 115 (15.39%) Security Cleared
5 99 (13.25%) SC Cleared
6 69 (9.24%) CCIE
7 52 (6.96%) CISSP
8 49 (6.56%) SANS
9 48 (6.43%) SSCP
10 38 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.28%) Degree
12 25 (3.35%) CCDP
13 23 (3.08%) CCVP
14 22 (2.95%) MCITP
14 22 (2.95%) MCSA
15 16 (2.14%) MCSE
16 15 (2.01%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.34%) CCDA
17 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 8 (1.07%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.88%) SLA
2 7 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 123 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 54 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.54%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.74%) Docker
5 12 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.47%) XenApp
7 10 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.07%) vSphere
9 5 (0.67%) Firmware
10 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.54%) Xen
10 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.40%) KVM
11 3 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 78 (10.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (6.56%) QRadar
3 40 (5.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 37 (4.95%) Cisco UCCE
5 24 (3.21%) SCCM
6 18 (2.41%) Kibana
6 18 (2.41%) logstash
7 11 (1.47%) SCOM
8 10 (1.34%) Nessus
8 10 (1.34%) Nexpose
8 10 (1.34%) Nmap
9 9 (1.20%) Puppet
9 9 (1.20%) RSA enVision
10 8 (1.07%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.94%) Nagios
12 6 (0.80%) Ansible
12 6 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
12 6 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 386 (51.67%) Cisco
2 152 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 102 (13.65%) VMware
4 76 (10.17%) CheckPoint
5 74 (9.91%) Apple
6 54 (7.23%) Avaya
6 54 (7.23%) Citrix
7 52 (6.96%) Splunk
8 44 (5.89%) F5
9 42 (5.62%) IBM
10 39 (5.22%) Juniper
10 39 (5.22%) LogRhythm
11 32 (4.28%) HP
12 31 (4.15%) Google
13 26 (3.48%) Mitel
14 24 (3.21%) NetApp
15 20 (2.68%) Fortinet
16 19 (2.54%) Intel Security
17 18 (2.41%) Oracle
17 18 (2.41%) Remedy
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