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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 44 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.58% 2.11% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 20.00% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£398 £329 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.91% -3.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -32.65%
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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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.72% 10.55% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2015, 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%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (12.50%) F5