The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 53 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.68% 1.49% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 7.34% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £275 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £251
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +17.14%
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
44 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.93% 20.34% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 64
Median daily rate £348 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
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
Brentwood +6 2 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat