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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.43% 1.59% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 6.07% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 11
Median daily rate £363 - £490
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £75.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
186 247 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.57% 26.14% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 102
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 24 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 23 (58.97%) CCNP
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (56.41%) Unified Communications
5 17 (43.59%) CCNA
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (33.33%) CCIE
8 12 (30.77%) Migration
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (25.64%) Network Design
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco UCCE
10 8 (20.51%) IVR
10 8 (20.51%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (15.38%) CTI
12 6 (15.38%) MPLS
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) WAN
12 6 (15.38%) High Availability
13 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (12.82%) LAN
13 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
13 5 (12.82%) PSTN
14 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.26%) HP
14 4 (10.26%) PBX
14 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
14 4 (10.26%) ITIL

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 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Unified Communications
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) CTI
3 6 (15.38%) MPLS
3 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) PSTN
5 4 (10.26%) H.323
5 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
5 4 (10.26%) PBX
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.69%) PPP
6 3 (7.69%) WLAN
6 3 (7.69%) xDSL
7 2 (5.13%) ATM
7 2 (5.13%) Broadband
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) IVR
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Migration
2 10 (25.64%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.13%) Line Management
8 2 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (2.56%) B2B
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CCNP
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (43.59%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (10.26%) CCVP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.13%) SCSA
5 2 (5.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Mitel
4 3 (7.69%) Avaya
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Huawei
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) Veritas
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper