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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £316 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.99% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +24.24%
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
50 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.66% 20.16% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 27
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £182 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Broadband
4 4 (44.44%) PSTN
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) PBX
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Verint
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) PSTN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Nortel
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Verint
5 1 (11.11%) SAP