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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 67 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 9 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.83% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 3.54% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £400 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
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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
193 254 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.41% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 130
Average daily rate £350 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) SNMP
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) OSPF
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (35.00%) Network Management
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
6 6 (30.00%) F5
6 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) Apache
6 6 (30.00%) CCIE
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) CISSP
7 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (20.00%) IPsec
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) MPLS
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) HP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) OSPF
2 7 (35.00%) SNMP
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) FWSM
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) 3G
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Management
2 5 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (5.00%) CCSP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Mitel
8 1 (5.00%) Redback
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) Radware
8 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
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