The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 56 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 1.82% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 9.60% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £438 £279 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.95% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £469 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+63.90% +2.50%
VoIP
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
175 177 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 18.97% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £191 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.56 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £11.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.29 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Mitel
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) H.323
6 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Avaya
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (12.50%) vSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Analysis

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) H.323
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (12.50%) MGCP
6 2 (12.50%) PBX
6 2 (12.50%) PSTN
6 2 (12.50%) SS7
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Fedora
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) CCENT
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) qmail
3 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.25%) Varnish
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Bacula
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.25%) cPanel
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
1 1 (6.25%) Graphite
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) logstash
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) OPNET
1 1 (6.25%) Plesk
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Avaya
2 3 (18.75%) Mitel
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec