The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 57 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.71% 0.94% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 8.20% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £289 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -8.72%
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 61 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.81% 11.44% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 40
Average daily rate £325 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VoIP
Buckinghamshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) IronPort
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
6 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Frame Relay
7 2 (11.76%) IVR
7 2 (11.76%) X.25
7 2 (11.76%) DWDM
7 2 (11.76%) CA
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) CCIE

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) MPLS
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) X.25
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) xDSL
5 2 (11.76%) Frame Relay
5 2 (11.76%) DWDM
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) SDH
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) ISDN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) e-Health
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
2 3 (17.65%) IronPort
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Hudson - London
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago