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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 53 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 2.11% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £225 £160 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.94%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 95 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.87% 15.03% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 37
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +26.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £225 - 1
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Basecamp

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy