The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Oxford 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.88% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 4.00% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£295 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £298 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.67 - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +0.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.80% 12.08% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VoIP
Oxfordshire

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 25 July 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
5 1 (11.11%) CCENT
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) PABX
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
3 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCENT
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SAP