The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 31 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.28% 0.67% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 5.26% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £193 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.32%
VoIP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.77% 12.79% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 39
Median daily rate £200 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Maidstone - 2 £300 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto