The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 32 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.08% - 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.07%
VoIP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.47% 5.45% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.10 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) PABX
3 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP