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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 53 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 2.49% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% 8.81% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
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£313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £309 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.31% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
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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
152 261 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.56% 28.31% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 75
Average daily rate £338 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 17 (47.22%) Firewall
4 15 (41.67%) CCNP
5 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) CCNA
7 10 (27.78%) VPN
7 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) Huawei
9 8 (22.22%) Service Management
9 8 (22.22%) MS Office
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (19.44%) UNIX
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) SNMP
10 7 (19.44%) HP
11 6 (16.67%) Sun Certification
11 6 (16.67%) Sun
11 6 (16.67%) CCIE
11 6 (16.67%) Veritas
11 6 (16.67%) DSLAM
11 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 6 (16.67%) PPP
11 6 (16.67%) ATM
11 6 (16.67%) Broadband

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Zope
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) VPN
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (19.44%) SNMP
4 6 (16.67%) DSLAM
4 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (16.67%) PPP
4 6 (16.67%) ATM
4 6 (16.67%) Broadband
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) xDSL
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) VLAN
6 4 (11.11%) IPsec
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 4 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Front Office
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) RESTful
1 1 (2.78%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Solaris
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (11.11%) Validation
2 4 (11.11%) Network Design
2 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Contact Management
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Erlang
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (41.67%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) SCSA
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) CISSP
5 4 (11.11%) CCSP
5 4 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.00%) Huawei
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Sun
5 6 (16.67%) F5
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) Veritas
6 5 (13.89%) Juniper
7 4 (11.11%) Nokia
7 4 (11.11%) Radware
7 4 (11.11%) Redback
8 3 (8.33%) VMware
9 2 (5.56%) Citrix
10 1 (2.78%) Avaya
10 1 (2.78%) EMC
10 1 (2.78%) Polycom
10 1 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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