The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 67 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 2.02% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 13.43% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 134 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.94% 15.01% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 19
Average daily rate £380 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £227 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) DMZ
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) CCDP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) 802.11
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) IronPort
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) DMZ
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) 802.11
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) TickIT
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) IronPort
5 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire