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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 54 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.10% 2.07% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 17.81% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £275 £348 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +8.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £185.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
74 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.53% 11.64% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 17
Average daily rate £250 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £263 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £185.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.18% +1175.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £185.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) CCENT
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Aruba
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Polycom
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCENT
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Aruba
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft