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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.95% 1.77% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 6.10% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Median daily rate £400 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £304 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.06% +100.71%

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
171 295 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.98% 29.06% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 161 81
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (69.77%) Unified Communications
3 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
4 24 (55.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (53.49%) CCNA
6 20 (46.51%) Cisco UCCX
7 19 (44.19%) CCIE
8 18 (41.86%) Cisco UCCE
9 16 (37.21%) Migration
10 11 (25.58%) Network Design
11 9 (20.93%) IVR
12 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (16.28%) CTI
12 7 (16.28%) High Availability
12 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.95%) Firewall
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.63%) PBX
14 5 (11.63%) PSTN
14 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
15 4 (9.30%) CCNP Voice
15 4 (9.30%) Virtual Team
15 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
15 4 (9.30%) CCVP
15 4 (9.30%) MPLS
15 4 (9.30%) Project Management
15 4 (9.30%) H.323

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 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) Unified Communications
2 7 (16.28%) CTI
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) PBX
4 5 (11.63%) PSTN
5 4 (9.30%) H.323
5 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
5 4 (9.30%) MPLS
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 3 (6.98%) PPP
6 3 (6.98%) WLAN
6 3 (6.98%) xDSL
7 2 (4.65%) ATM
7 2 (4.65%) Broadband
7 2 (4.65%) SCCP
7 2 (4.65%) Skype
7 2 (4.65%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (62.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Design Engineer
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) IVR
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Solaris
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Network Design
3 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) High Availability
4 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CCNP
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (53.49%) CCNA
3 19 (44.19%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (9.30%) CCVP
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.65%) SCSA
5 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Mitel
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Huawei
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Sun
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) VMware