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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 54 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 5.13% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £245 £170 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.11% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £170 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £170 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+72.36% -9.52%
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
73 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.83% 17.89% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 39
Average daily rate £438 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 6 (75.00%) LDAP
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) SMTP
1 6 (75.00%) FTP
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) SSL
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) OSPF
1 6 (75.00%) BGP
1 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) IPsec
1 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (75.00%) IMAP
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BGP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) FTP
1 6 (75.00%) IMAP
1 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (75.00%) IPsec
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) LDAP
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
1 6 (75.00%) OSPF
1 6 (75.00%) SMTP
1 6 (75.00%) SSL
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IP Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Chemistry
2 2 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper