The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 63 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 2.98% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 235 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.53% 26.98% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 85
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 10 (35.71%) Service Management
3 10 (35.71%) Huawei
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 9 (32.14%) MS Office
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) Sun Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Veritas
7 6 (21.43%) DSLAM
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 6 (21.43%) PPP
7 6 (21.43%) Sun
7 6 (21.43%) Solaris
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (21.43%) ATM
7 6 (21.43%) Broadband
7 6 (21.43%) LAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 6 (21.43%) PPP
3 6 (21.43%) ATM
3 6 (21.43%) Broadband
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) DSLAM
3 6 (21.43%) xDSL
4 5 (17.86%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) SNMP
5 4 (14.29%) SMTP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Front Office
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
1 1 (3.57%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) VMS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Service Management
2 6 (21.43%) Network Design
3 5 (17.86%) Validation
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Contact Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Erlang
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Sun Certification
4 6 (21.43%) SCSA
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Huawei
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Sun
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Polycom
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.57%) Tufin
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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