The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 64 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 1.32% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 6.56% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £253 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £309 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.31% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 122 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.06% 20.07% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 51 27
Average daily rate £350 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Hertfordshire region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Hertfordshire region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Altiris
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) NetScreen

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) TACACS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) RANCID
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix