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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 46 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 24 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.23% 1.48% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.32% 6.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Median daily rate £400 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £75.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +401.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
212 210 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 22.25% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 111 94
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (45.16%) CCNP
4 13 (41.94%) Unified Communications
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (32.26%) CCNA
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
6 8 (25.81%) Network Design
7 7 (22.58%) CCIE
8 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (16.13%) IVR
9 5 (16.13%) Mitel
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) MPLS
10 4 (12.90%) Avaya
10 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.90%) HP
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) LAN
10 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
11 3 (9.68%) xDSL
11 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.68%) High Availability
11 3 (9.68%) 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 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Unified Communications
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) CTI
6 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) H.323
6 3 (9.68%) PPP
6 3 (9.68%) PSTN
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) xDSL
7 2 (6.45%) ATM
7 2 (6.45%) Broadband
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) PBX
7 2 (6.45%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) IVR
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) CCNP
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 7 (22.58%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (6.45%) CCVP
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Mitel
3 4 (12.90%) Avaya
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Tufin