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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 66 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.43% 2.90% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 21.88% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £443 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +82.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.24% 13.28% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 30 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Replication
5 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) ADSL
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) ADSL
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) PABX
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) ISDN
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) Multicast
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Build Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCVP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky