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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 1.90% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 10.31% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Average daily rate - £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+119.51% +20.58%
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
45 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.47% 18.44% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 55
Average daily rate £338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £8.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat