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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% - 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% - 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £220 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-43.06% +106.61%

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
72 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.27% 11.67% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 45
Median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £187 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) PBX
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (44.44%) CCNA
5 7 (38.89%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) IMAP
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) SMTP
8 4 (22.22%) LDAP
8 4 (22.22%) FTP
8 4 (22.22%) IPsec
8 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) OSPF
8 4 (22.22%) BGP
9 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 3 (16.67%) Automotive
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) PBX
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) FTP
5 4 (22.22%) IMAP
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (22.22%) IPsec
5 4 (22.22%) LDAP
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) Extranet
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Planner
3 1 (5.56%) PBX Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (11.11%) Life Science
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MOS
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCVP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) VMware