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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 46 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.89% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 5.93% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £425 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +136.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +2.50%
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
90 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.91% 19.00% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 60
Median daily rate £275 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £49.00 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 - 5 - - 1
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (50.00%) ISDN
1 5 (50.00%) IPv4
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (50.00%) Mitel
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (20.00%) Infor
4 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Yammer
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) COM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Retail

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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) Yammer
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) IPv4
1 5 (50.00%) ISDN
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Case Management
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
1 5 (50.00%) Mitel
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Infor
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat