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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 35 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 18 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.41% 1.41% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 9.30% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £250 £260 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £244 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.81 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
80 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.61% 15.11% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 82
Median daily rate £350 £330 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £45.07 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 +9 2 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (52.17%) PBX
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) CCNA
7 7 (30.43%) Unix
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 4 (17.39%) SMTP
10 4 (17.39%) FTP
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) LDAP
10 4 (17.39%) MPLS
10 4 (17.39%) OSPF
10 4 (17.39%) BGP
10 4 (17.39%) IPsec
10 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (17.39%) IMAP
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security
11 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
11 3 (13.04%) Automotive
11 3 (13.04%) EIGRP

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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) PBX
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) BGP
5 4 (17.39%) FTP
5 4 (17.39%) IMAP
5 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 4 (17.39%) LDAP
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) SMTP
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Automotive
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PBX Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.70%) IVR
3 2 (8.70%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Migration
1 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
1 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.35%) Case Management
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Data Management
2 1 (4.35%) Document Management
2 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Network Management
2 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MOS
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCVP
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Mitel
4 2 (8.70%) Red Box
5 1 (4.35%) Infor
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) VMware