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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 267 258 233
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing VoIP 403 347 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 5.38% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 201 173
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£348 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £27.50 £33.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.10 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +0.47%
VoIP
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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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +1 146 £350 - 47
South East +52 119 £350 +17.64% 25
South West +15 48 £350 +15.70% 16
East of England -21 27 £175 -7.89% 8
Yorkshire -12 19 £375 -11.76% 8
West Midlands -29 18 £288 -11.53% 6
East Midlands +14 16 £270 +12.50% 3
North West -30 10 £240 -12.72% 13
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 390 (50.00%) Cisco
2 297 (38.08%) WAN
3 296 (37.95%) Windows
4 269 (34.49%) LAN
5 243 (31.15%) Firewall
6 216 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
7 183 (23.46%) Active Directory
8 168 (21.54%) ITIL
9 151 (19.36%) Microsoft
10 139 (17.82%) Telecoms
11 137 (17.56%) VPN
12 127 (16.28%) MS Exchange
13 123 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 119 (15.26%) TCP/IP
15 111 (14.23%) CCNA
16 108 (13.85%) MPLS
17 107 (13.72%) Citrix
18 105 (13.46%) VMware
19 103 (13.21%) Wireless
20 99 (12.69%) Finance
21 91 (11.67%) DNS
22 85 (10.90%) CCNP
23 80 (10.26%) Windows 7
24 79 (10.13%) Juniper
25 78 (10.00%) MS Office
26 75 (9.62%) Avaya
26 75 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
27 73 (9.36%) CheckPoint
28 71 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
29 69 (8.85%) Linux

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 127 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 62 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (5.64%) SharePoint
4 35 (4.49%) Lync
5 23 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 13 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.03%) IIS
9 8 (1.03%) Apache
10 7 (0.90%) CMS
11 6 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.51%) CICS
13 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.51%) Quickr
13 4 (0.51%) TPMS
14 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 78 (10.00%) MS Office
2 63 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.33%) Office 365
2 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.64%) SaaS
4 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 297 (38.08%) WAN
2 269 (34.49%) LAN
3 243 (31.15%) Firewall
4 137 (17.56%) VPN
5 119 (15.26%) TCP/IP
6 108 (13.85%) MPLS
7 103 (13.21%) Wireless
8 91 (11.67%) DNS
9 68 (8.72%) VLAN
10 67 (8.59%) DHCP
11 62 (7.95%) OSPF
11 62 (7.95%) BGP
12 60 (7.69%) SAN
12 60 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
13 59 (7.56%) IP Telephony
14 53 (6.79%) PBX
15 47 (6.03%) Network Security
16 45 (5.77%) WLAN
16 45 (5.77%) Internet
17 43 (5.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.31%) MySQL
2 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.51%) Informix
5 4 (0.51%) DB2
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.26%) MS Access
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.03%) JIRA
2 6 (0.77%) PHPUnit
2 6 (0.77%) Mercurial
2 6 (0.77%) Selenium
3 5 (0.64%) Hudson
3 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.26%) Subversion
6 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 139 (17.82%) Telecoms
2 99 (12.69%) Finance
3 34 (4.36%) Banking
4 16 (2.05%) Law
5 15 (1.92%) Legal
6 14 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.54%) Retail
8 8 (1.03%) Billing
9 7 (0.90%) Marketing
10 6 (0.77%) Games
11 5 (0.64%) Military
11 5 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (18.08%) Analyst
2 135 (17.31%) Network Engineer
3 69 (8.85%) Support Engineer
4 61 (7.82%) Architect
5 45 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 41 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 39 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (4.74%) Network Analyst
10 29 (3.72%) Service Analyst
10 29 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 29 (3.72%) Network Manager
11 28 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
11 28 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
12 26 (3.33%) Consultant
13 25 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
14 24 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
15 21 (2.69%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (2.44%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.67%) SOAP
2 10 (1.28%) XML
3 9 (1.15%) XMPP
4 8 (1.03%) JSON
4 8 (1.03%) HTML
4 8 (1.03%) jQuery
5 7 (0.90%) Web Services
6 6 (0.77%) REST
6 6 (0.77%) Zend Framework
7 5 (0.64%) LAMP
8 4 (0.51%) EJB
8 4 (0.51%) CSS
8 4 (0.51%) JSP
8 4 (0.51%) JavaBeans
8 4 (0.51%) CGI
9 3 (0.38%) Middleware
10 2 (0.26%) Ajax
10 2 (0.26%) Spring
10 2 (0.26%) JMS
10 2 (0.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
2 61 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.82%) Blackberry
3 29 (3.72%) IVR
4 18 (2.31%) Replication
5 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.05%) Kindle
6 15 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.67%) Clustering
8 12 (1.54%) Handset
8 12 (1.54%) Open Source
9 11 (1.41%) NHS
10 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.03%) iPad
12 7 (0.90%) FMCG
12 7 (0.90%) e-Health
12 7 (0.90%) SecurID
13 6 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.77%) Online Games
14 4 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 296 (37.95%) Windows
2 123 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 71 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (8.85%) Linux
6 49 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (5.64%) Windows XP
8 28 (3.59%) UNIX
9 20 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.67%) Solaris
10 13 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.41%) Android
12 10 (1.28%) CentOS
13 9 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.54%) ITIL
2 56 (7.18%) Project Management
3 50 (6.41%) Load Balancing
4 40 (5.13%) Migration
5 38 (4.87%) Service Delivery
5 38 (4.87%) Network Design
6 35 (4.49%) PRINCE2
6 35 (4.49%) Network Architecture
7 32 (4.10%) Network Management
8 31 (3.97%) Service Management
9 27 (3.46%) Asset Management
10 25 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (2.31%) Change Management
12 18 (2.31%) E-Commerce
12 18 (2.31%) Mentoring
13 16 (2.05%) TOGAF
13 16 (2.05%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (2.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.44%) SQL
2 16 (2.05%) C
3 14 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.41%) C++
5 9 (1.15%) PHP
6 8 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.90%) Java
8 6 (0.77%) Objective-C
8 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.64%) Perl
10 3 (0.38%) R
11 2 (0.26%) Python
11 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.13%) Scala
12 1 (0.13%) VBScript
12 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 216 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (14.23%) CCNA
3 85 (10.90%) CCNP
4 61 (7.82%) CCIE
5 57 (7.31%) Security Cleared
6 51 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (5.00%) MCSE
7 39 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 28 (3.59%) CCVP
9 25 (3.21%) CCDP
9 25 (3.21%) Degree
10 19 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.67%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.41%) CISSP
12 11 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.41%) MCITP
13 10 (1.28%) MCP
14 8 (1.03%) MCSA
15 7 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.74%) SLA
2 17 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.90%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 183 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 56 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.95%) vSphere
4 20 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 20 (2.56%) XenServer
5 16 (2.05%) XenApp
6 15 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.41%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.15%) Firmware
10 8 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.03%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.64%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.51%) Snort
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.51%) NFS
12 4 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (5.38%) SCCM
2 28 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 13 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
7 9 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.15%) MOM
8 7 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.77%) SCOM
10 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.51%) Nagios
12 3 (0.38%) WSUS
12 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.38%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.38%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.38%) Control-M
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 390 (50.00%) Cisco
2 151 (19.36%) Microsoft
3 107 (13.72%) Citrix
4 105 (13.46%) VMware
5 79 (10.13%) Juniper
6 75 (9.62%) Avaya
7 73 (9.36%) CheckPoint
8 52 (6.67%) HP
9 45 (5.77%) SolarWinds
10 44 (5.64%) F5
11 43 (5.51%) Mitel
12 30 (3.85%) Nokia
13 29 (3.72%) Riverbed
14 28 (3.59%) Symantec
15 26 (3.33%) BT
16 22 (2.82%) Polycom
17 19 (2.44%) McAfee
18 18 (2.31%) WatchGuard
19 16 (2.05%) Blue Coat
19 16 (2.05%) Red Hat
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