The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 56 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.21% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 6.74% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£179 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 - £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £231 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
VoIP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.72% 18.02% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 39
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.46% -21.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.60 £27.50 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Colchester -3 3 £170 - 1
Epping - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Witham - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) SNA
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Siemens
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Websense
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SNA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Websense
3 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
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