The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 146 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 111 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.28% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 7.13% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 52
Average daily rate
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£300 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £118 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -29.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
VoIP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the South East region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the South East region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -14 48 £288 +26.37% 14
Hampshire +4 19 £463 +2.77% 9
Surrey +7 13 £218 +75.75% 18
Oxfordshire -17 10 £361 -6.16% 1
East Sussex - 10 £275 - 3
West Sussex -14 6 £213 -32.53% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £375 -9.09% 4
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 99 (42.86%) Cisco
2 81 (35.06%) Firewall
3 66 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (27.27%) Windows
5 60 (25.97%) WAN
6 59 (25.54%) Active Directory
7 57 (24.68%) LAN
8 54 (23.38%) VPN
9 51 (22.08%) Telecoms
10 47 (20.35%) Microsoft
11 38 (16.45%) CCNA
12 37 (16.02%) TCP/IP
12 37 (16.02%) ITIL
13 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
14 31 (13.42%) Citrix
15 30 (12.99%) CheckPoint
15 30 (12.99%) VMware
16 29 (12.55%) CCNP
17 28 (12.12%) SAN
17 28 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (11.69%) Linux
19 26 (11.26%) Network Design
20 24 (10.39%) F5
21 22 (9.52%) HP
22 21 (9.09%) Wireless
22 21 (9.09%) MPLS
22 21 (9.09%) DNS
22 21 (9.09%) Lync
22 21 (9.09%) Network Security
23 20 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.09%) Lync
3 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.33%) IIS
5 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.87%) SAS
7 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.43%) Zope
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.73%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (35.06%) Firewall
2 60 (25.97%) WAN
3 57 (24.68%) LAN
4 54 (23.38%) VPN
5 37 (16.02%) TCP/IP
6 28 (12.12%) SAN
6 28 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (9.09%) Wireless
7 21 (9.09%) MPLS
7 21 (9.09%) DNS
7 21 (9.09%) Network Security
8 20 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (7.79%) iSCSI
10 17 (7.36%) Diameter Protocol
10 17 (7.36%) IP Telephony
10 17 (7.36%) RTP
11 16 (6.93%) VLAN
12 14 (6.06%) Internet
12 14 (6.06%) BGP
12 14 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) MySQL
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.43%) Hudson
3 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (22.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.46%) Finance
3 7 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Billing
5 3 (1.30%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.30%) Front Office
5 3 (1.30%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.69%) Design Engineer
4 22 (9.52%) Analyst
5 21 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.93%) Architect
8 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) VoIP Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.76%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.90%) IT Support
12 9 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Consultant
13 8 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.46%) Network Support
14 7 (3.03%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) LAMP
2 2 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) jQuery
3 1 (0.43%) Twisted
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) RESTful
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.76%) Replication
4 7 (3.03%) IVR
5 6 (2.60%) Clustering
6 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.30%) Statistics
8 3 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) iPhone
9 2 (0.87%) IPTV
10 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.27%) Windows
2 27 (11.69%) Linux
3 18 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.76%) UNIX
6 9 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.46%) CentOS
8 6 (2.60%) Solaris
9 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.73%) VMS
11 2 (0.87%) SUSE
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.43%) Android
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.02%) ITIL
2 26 (11.26%) Network Design
3 18 (7.79%) Project Management
3 18 (7.79%) Load Balancing
4 14 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 14 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (4.76%) Change Management
5 11 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.33%) CRM
6 10 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (3.90%) Test Strategy
7 9 (3.90%) B2B
7 9 (3.90%) Information Security
7 9 (3.90%) Service Delivery
7 9 (3.90%) Validation
7 9 (3.90%) Migration
8 8 (3.46%) Service Management
8 8 (3.46%) Network Management
8 8 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.19%) SQL
2 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.43%) Erlang
4 1 (0.43%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) PHP
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (16.45%) CCNA
3 29 (12.55%) CCNP
4 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.06%) CCIE
6 12 (5.19%) Degree
7 11 (4.76%) MCSE
8 10 (4.33%) MCSA
9 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.03%) CCDP
11 6 (2.60%) ISEB
12 5 (2.16%) MCITP
12 5 (2.16%) MCTS
12 5 (2.16%) CCSP
12 5 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.16%) CISSP
13 4 (1.73%) Sun Certification
13 4 (1.73%) SCSA
14 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) SLA
2 7 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (25.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.19%) Terminal Services
2 12 (5.19%) vSphere
3 10 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.46%) Firmware
5 6 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.87%) vCloud
7 2 (0.87%) Snort
8 1 (0.43%) Squid
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.43%) UAG
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.19%) SCCM
3 10 (4.33%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.03%) SCOM
5 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.87%) Nagios
7 2 (0.87%) vMotion
8 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (42.86%) Cisco
2 47 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.42%) Citrix
4 30 (12.99%) CheckPoint
4 30 (12.99%) VMware
5 24 (10.39%) F5
6 22 (9.52%) HP
7 18 (7.79%) Avaya
8 15 (6.49%) Juniper
9 9 (3.90%) Nokia
10 8 (3.46%) Mitel
11 7 (3.03%) Huawei
12 5 (2.16%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.16%) Sonus
12 5 (2.16%) Oracle
12 5 (2.16%) Ericsson
12 5 (2.16%) Redback
12 5 (2.16%) Radware
13 4 (1.73%) Sun
13 4 (1.73%) Veritas
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