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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 54 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.28% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 5.86% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £475 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.76%
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
163 222 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.02% 21.85% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 121 88
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Mitel
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) PBX
6 2 (16.67%) PSTN
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) PSTN
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) IPv6
6 1 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) IVR
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCENT
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Avaya
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Mitel
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Aruba
3 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Tufin