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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 158 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing VoIP 94 91 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 5.36% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 48
Median daily rate £375 £355 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 8
Median hourly rate £40.50 £30.25 £15.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.88% +92.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £18.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.05 £31.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.88%
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
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 21 £340 -9.33% 10
Berkshire -4 20 £475 +23.37% 3
Surrey +2 15 £400 +14.28% 6
Middlesex +9 10 £450 +9.75%
West Sussex -2 9 £375 +9.09% 2
Kent - 8 £195 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £350 +3.70% 1
East Sussex - 3 £375 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 95 (55.88%) Cisco
2 82 (48.24%) WAN
3 79 (46.47%) LAN
4 70 (41.18%) Firewall
5 57 (33.53%) Telecoms
5 57 (33.53%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (25.29%) CCNP
7 42 (24.71%) Windows
8 40 (23.53%) Wireless
9 34 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 34 (20.00%) CCNA
10 33 (19.41%) Data Centre
11 32 (18.82%) Network Security
11 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
12 31 (18.24%) ITIL
12 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
12 31 (18.24%) VPN
13 30 (17.65%) VMware
14 29 (17.06%) CheckPoint
15 28 (16.47%) SC Cleared
15 28 (16.47%) Windows Server
16 26 (15.29%) Palo Alto
16 26 (15.29%) Linux
17 25 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (14.12%) MPLS
18 24 (14.12%) DNS
19 20 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
20 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (10.59%) PBX
21 18 (10.59%) HP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.47%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
5 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MS Office
2 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Office 365
1 4 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Yammer
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (48.24%) WAN
2 79 (46.47%) LAN
3 70 (41.18%) Firewall
4 40 (23.53%) Wireless
5 32 (18.82%) Network Security
6 31 (18.24%) VPN
7 25 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (14.12%) DNS
8 24 (14.12%) MPLS
9 20 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (10.59%) PBX
11 15 (8.82%) DHCP
11 15 (8.82%) Internet
11 15 (8.82%) IP Telephony
12 13 (7.65%) SAN
13 12 (7.06%) Unified Communications
14 9 (5.29%) Diameter Protocol
14 9 (5.29%) RTP
14 9 (5.29%) SNMP
14 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) GCC
1 7 (4.12%) GDB
1 7 (4.12%) Subversion
1 7 (4.12%) Trac
General
1 57 (33.53%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.41%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 5 (2.94%) Billing
5 3 (1.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.71%) Architect
3 16 (9.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Administrator
8 9 (5.29%) Analyst
8 9 (5.29%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.29%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.29%) Telecoms Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Network Support
9 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Cisco Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (4.12%) STL
2 4 (2.35%) J2EE
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) CSS
4 2 (1.18%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.59%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.59%) CORBA
5 1 (0.59%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.59%) RESTful
5 1 (0.59%) SAML
5 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.71%) Clustering
3 8 (4.71%) IVR
3 8 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.18%) CCTV
6 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.18%) FMCG
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.59%) CMDB
7 1 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) RIA
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.71%) Windows
2 28 (16.47%) Windows Server
3 26 (15.29%) Linux
4 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.53%) Unix
8 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.76%) Android
9 3 (1.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.18%) CentOS
10 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) ITIL
2 12 (7.06%) Network Design
2 12 (7.06%) Project Management
3 11 (6.47%) Migration
4 10 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.29%) Fault Management
6 8 (4.71%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.71%) OO
6 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.12%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.12%) High Availability
7 7 (4.12%) Service Management
7 7 (4.12%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.53%) Presales
8 6 (3.53%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.94%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.94%) Security Patching
9 5 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (2.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.47%) SQL
2 7 (4.12%) C++
2 7 (4.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.59%) Python
3 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (33.53%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.29%) CCNP
3 34 (20.00%) CCNA
4 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
5 28 (16.47%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.47%) Degree
7 9 (5.29%) CCVP
8 8 (4.71%) CCIE
9 4 (2.35%) CCDA
9 4 (2.35%) CCDP
10 3 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.76%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.18%) CCENT
11 2 (1.18%) CCIP
11 2 (1.18%) MCITP
11 2 (1.18%) MCP
11 2 (1.18%) MCSE
11 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) SLA
2 7 (4.12%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.76%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 34 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.94%) XenApp
6 3 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.76%) vSphere
7 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.24%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.88%) SCOM
3 8 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (4.12%) SCCM
4 7 (4.12%) WSUS
5 6 (3.53%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.53%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (2.35%) SCSM
8 3 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.18%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) MOM
9 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.59%) logstash
10 1 (0.59%) QRadar
10 1 (0.59%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 95 (55.88%) Cisco
2 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.65%) VMware
4 29 (17.06%) CheckPoint
5 26 (15.29%) Palo Alto
6 18 (10.59%) HP
7 15 (8.82%) Avaya
7 15 (8.82%) F5
8 13 (7.65%) Mitel
9 12 (7.06%) Citrix
10 11 (6.47%) Tufin
11 10 (5.88%) AlgoSec
12 9 (5.29%) Juniper
12 9 (5.29%) Nortel
13 6 (3.53%) Apple
13 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.53%) Symantec
14 5 (2.94%) Acronis
14 5 (2.94%) Intel Security
15 4 (2.35%) IBM
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