The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 26 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 0.50% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 1.92% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £325
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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.11% 26.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 26
Average daily rate £420 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VoIP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) MGCP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) CMS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) MGCP
1 1 (33.33%) SCCP
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco