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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 3.04% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.44% 12.71% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
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£288 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
180 236 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.95% 23.89% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 81 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 12 (35.29%) CCNP
5 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (23.53%) VPN
9 7 (20.59%) Huawei
9 7 (20.59%) CCNA
9 7 (20.59%) SNMP
9 7 (20.59%) F5
10 6 (17.65%) UNIX
10 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) CCIE
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.71%) HP
11 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) Solaris
11 5 (14.71%) Diameter Protocol
12 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) FWSM

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Zope
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (23.53%) VPN
4 7 (20.59%) SNMP
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (11.76%) FWSM
7 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 4 (11.76%) xDSL
7 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.76%) PPP
7 4 (11.76%) RIP
7 4 (11.76%) ATM
7 4 (11.76%) Broadband
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Front Office
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) RESTful
1 1 (2.94%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) VMS
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (11.76%) Network Management
1 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 4 (11.76%) Service Management
1 4 (11.76%) Validation
1 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (8.82%) Network Design
2 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Contact Management
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) Sun Certification
5 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CCSP
5 4 (11.76%) CCDP
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) SCSA
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.59%) Huawei
3 7 (20.59%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Nokia
6 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
6 4 (11.76%) Sun
6 4 (11.76%) Redback
6 4 (11.76%) Radware
7 3 (8.82%) VMware
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks