The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 57 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.28% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 4.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+119.51% +20.58%
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
58 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.37% 17.77% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 20
Average daily rate £318 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £200 -
Canterbury - 1 £201 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

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