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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 64 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 0.26% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 2.82% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£290 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
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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
153 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.09% 9.22% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 13 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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 16 (69.57%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) MPLS
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 11 (47.83%) ADSL
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) Internet
7 9 (39.13%) CCNA
8 7 (30.43%) WLAN
9 6 (26.09%) DMZ
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (26.09%) F5
9 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (21.74%) e-Health
10 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
10 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
10 5 (21.74%) Avaya
10 5 (21.74%) CA
10 5 (21.74%) Remedy
10 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow
10 5 (21.74%) Finance

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) ADSL
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 7 (30.43%) WLAN
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) DMZ
8 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.04%) VPN
9 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
10 2 (8.70%) SAN
10 2 (8.70%) NAS
11 1 (4.35%) xDSL
11 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
11 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
11 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JMS
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) IVR
2 5 (21.74%) e-Health
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) Avaya
4 5 (21.74%) CA
4 5 (21.74%) Remedy
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 2 (8.70%) Altiris
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) HP