The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 36 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 3.75% 7.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 24.53% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 16
Average daily rate - £240 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.97% 15.27% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 27
Average daily rate £388 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -33.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft