The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 21 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.82% 2.86% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 12.50% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£135 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 32.86% 22.86% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 26
Average daily rate £290 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1078.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

VoIP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) NGN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) CDMA
2 2 (28.57%) GPRS
2 2 (28.57%) GSM
2 2 (28.57%) PSTN
2 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
2 2 (28.57%) UMTS
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) RTCP
2 2 (28.57%) RTP
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (28.57%) NGN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
1 2 (28.57%) CDMA
1 2 (28.57%) GPRS
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
1 2 (28.57%) PSTN
1 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
1 2 (28.57%) UMTS
1 2 (28.57%) RTCP
1 2 (28.57%) RTP
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks