The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 56 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.81% 1.37% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 14.58% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£348 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +8.82%
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%
VoIP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.65% 9.41% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 23 33
Average daily rate £375 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £24.35
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 Oxfordshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 7 £348 -4.13%
Banbury -2 2 £434 +17.22%
Witney - 1 £320 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (51.85%) LAN
1 14 (51.85%) WAN
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.81%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (14.81%) CCNA
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) ADSL
9 4 (14.81%) Replication
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
9 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (14.81%) Kaspersky
9 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) LAN
1 14 (51.85%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) ADSL
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) ISDN
6 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) PABX
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Build Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) NetWare
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.81%) Kaspersky
5 4 (14.81%) F5
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.70%) Novell
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper