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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.84% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 8.96% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 £14.96 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.06
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 67 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.49% 9.40% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 36
Average daily rate £330 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £14.96 £20.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 31 July 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) SLA
4 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (15.00%) IronPort
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) MS Project
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (10.00%) IVR
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) Windows

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) DPNSS
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) PSTN
6 1 (5.00%) ADSL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) e-Health
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) B2B
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (15.00%) IronPort
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Veeam
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) CA
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent