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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.28% 3.58% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 24.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £338 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.86
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +7.19%
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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
128 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.18% 14.72% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 39 21
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 September 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 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) PABX
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Replication

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) PABX
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CCVP
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix