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 5 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 59 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.70% 1.03% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 4.13% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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Berkshire

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
197 242 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.94% 24.95% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 64
Average daily rate £350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £183 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) CCNP
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (17.65%) CCIE
7 6 (17.65%) GSM
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
7 6 (17.65%) SAN
7 6 (17.65%) 3G
7 6 (17.65%) LTE
8 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (14.71%) 2G
8 5 (14.71%) Juniper
8 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (14.71%) Solaris
8 5 (14.71%) UNIX
8 5 (14.71%) 4G
8 5 (14.71%) F5

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (20.59%) Wireless
4 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (17.65%) GSM
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
5 6 (17.65%) 3G
5 6 (17.65%) LTE
6 5 (14.71%) 2G
6 5 (14.71%) 4G
7 4 (11.76%) FWSM
7 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (11.76%) M3UA
7 4 (11.76%) LDAP
7 4 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) Kindle
2 1 (2.94%) iPhone
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
1 4 (11.76%) Network Management
1 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) CCSP
4 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CCDP
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) VCP4
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.71%) Juniper
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Nokia
4 4 (11.76%) Radware
4 4 (11.76%) Redback
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle