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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 72 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 2.16% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 10.19% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
Median daily rate £305 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £257 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +25.51%
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
291 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 73 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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 (52.38%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (47.62%) DNS
3 9 (42.86%) SMTP
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) Huawei
3 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 8 (38.10%) Statistics
4 8 (38.10%) Front Office
4 8 (38.10%) Back Office
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 8 (38.10%) SNMP
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) Network Design
6 5 (23.81%) Fault Management
6 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) MPLS
7 4 (19.05%) H.323
7 4 (19.05%) Solaris
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (14.29%) MGCP
8 3 (14.29%) SS7
8 3 (14.29%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) VMware

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.76%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (47.62%) DNS
3 9 (42.86%) SMTP
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) SNMP
5 4 (19.05%) H.323
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) MGCP
6 3 (14.29%) SS7
7 2 (9.52%) CDMA
7 2 (9.52%) GPRS
7 2 (9.52%) GSM
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) NGN
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) UMTS
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) WCDMA
8 1 (4.76%) PSTN
8 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Back Office
1 8 (38.10%) Front Office
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ELK Stack
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Twisted
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) Fedora
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
2 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Fault Management
3 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Erlang
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) CCENT
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) KVM
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) Postfix
2 1 (4.76%) qmail
2 1 (4.76%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.76%) Varnish
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Bacula
1 1 (4.76%) Cacti
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.76%) cPanel
1 1 (4.76%) Grafana
1 1 (4.76%) Graphite
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Plesk
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (4.76%) Salt
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec