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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 152 150 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 99 91 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.03% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 5.63% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £470 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £18.20 £25.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.64% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.80 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.75%
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
1842 1617 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.81% 18.25% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 744 605
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 174
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +10 35 £330 +5.60% 9
Oxfordshire +14 19 £338 -38.63% 4
Surrey +1 15 £360 -10.00% 9
West Sussex +8 12 £290 -12.45% 2
Hampshire -24 6 £325 -12.39% 9
East Sussex -4 5 £250 -13.04%
Kent -7 3 £375 - 1
Middlesex 0 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 116 (55.50%) Cisco
2 87 (41.63%) Firewall
3 79 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (25.84%) VPN
5 51 (24.40%) Telecoms
6 48 (22.97%) WAN
6 48 (22.97%) Microsoft
7 45 (21.53%) MPLS
8 44 (21.05%) Juniper
8 44 (21.05%) LAN
9 41 (19.62%) Windows
9 41 (19.62%) Active Directory
9 41 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (17.70%) OSPF
11 36 (17.22%) CCIE
11 36 (17.22%) SNMP
12 35 (16.75%) DNS
12 35 (16.75%) CCNP
12 35 (16.75%) BGP
12 35 (16.75%) CheckPoint
12 35 (16.75%) IPsec
12 35 (16.75%) Network Management
13 30 (14.35%) Cisco PIX
14 29 (13.88%) Avaya
14 29 (13.88%) ITIL
15 28 (13.40%) CCNA
16 26 (12.44%) FWSM
17 25 (11.96%) LTE
17 25 (11.96%) Project Management
18 24 (11.48%) Load Balancing

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 19 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.66%) Apache
3 9 (4.31%) Lync
4 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (41.63%) Firewall
2 54 (25.84%) VPN
3 48 (22.97%) WAN
4 45 (21.53%) MPLS
5 44 (21.05%) LAN
6 41 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (17.70%) OSPF
8 36 (17.22%) SNMP
9 35 (16.75%) DNS
9 35 (16.75%) BGP
9 35 (16.75%) IPsec
10 30 (14.35%) Cisco PIX
11 26 (12.44%) FWSM
12 25 (11.96%) LTE
13 20 (9.57%) TCP/IP
14 19 (9.09%) DHCP
15 18 (8.61%) Wireless
16 17 (8.13%) Ethernet
17 15 (7.18%) PBX
18 13 (6.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) JIRA
1 4 (1.91%) Selenium
1 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
1 4 (1.91%) PHPUnit
1 4 (1.91%) Hudson
1 4 (1.91%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (24.40%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.74%) Finance
3 5 (2.39%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Billing
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.88%) Analyst
3 24 (11.48%) Architect
3 24 (11.48%) Design Engineer
4 22 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 20 (9.57%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
7 10 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.31%) Consultant
8 9 (4.31%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.83%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.35%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.35%) Network Consultant
11 6 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.87%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.39%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.39%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (2.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) .NET
2 4 (1.91%) Zend Framework
2 4 (1.91%) jQuery
2 4 (1.91%) REST
3 2 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) SOAP
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) ODBC
4 1 (0.48%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (2.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.91%) Open Source
5 3 (1.44%) iPad
5 3 (1.44%) IVR
5 3 (1.44%) Handset
5 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.96%) DTV
6 2 (0.96%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.96%) iPhone
6 2 (0.96%) Wiki
6 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.96%) Kindle
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.48%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.62%) Windows
2 17 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.66%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.35%) Linux
6 5 (2.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.91%) Android
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.75%) Network Management
2 29 (13.88%) ITIL
3 25 (11.96%) Project Management
4 24 (11.48%) Load Balancing
5 19 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 18 (8.61%) Validation
7 15 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.70%) Network Design
9 12 (5.74%) Migration
10 10 (4.78%) Change Management
10 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.78%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (4.31%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (3.83%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.83%) Service Management
12 8 (3.83%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.35%) ITSM
13 7 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.66%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) C++
3 7 (3.35%) C
4 6 (2.87%) Java
5 5 (2.39%) C#
6 4 (1.91%) PHP
6 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) Tcl
7 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (17.22%) CCIE
3 35 (16.75%) CCNP
4 28 (13.40%) CCNA
5 20 (9.57%) CISSP
6 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (8.13%) Check Point Certification
7 17 (8.13%) Degree
7 17 (8.13%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.66%) CCDP
9 15 (7.18%) SC Cleared
10 14 (6.70%) MCSE
11 13 (6.22%) CCSP
12 10 (4.78%) CCVP
13 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.39%) MCTS
14 4 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.91%) Avaya Certification
14 4 (1.91%) MCSA
15 2 (0.96%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) SLA
2 15 (7.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.44%) QA
4 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (19.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.39%) XenApp
4 3 (1.44%) vSphere
4 3 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.44%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.96%) vCloud
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.48%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.74%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.35%) SCCM
3 5 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.44%) SCOM
6 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.96%) Nagios
6 2 (0.96%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 116 (55.50%) Cisco
2 48 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 44 (21.05%) Juniper
4 35 (16.75%) CheckPoint
5 29 (13.88%) Avaya
6 23 (11.00%) Nokia
7 18 (8.61%) F5
8 16 (7.66%) Redback
9 15 (7.18%) Radware
9 15 (7.18%) VMware
10 14 (6.70%) Ericsson
11 12 (5.74%) Citrix
12 11 (5.26%) HP
12 11 (5.26%) Huawei
13 8 (3.83%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.83%) BT
14 7 (3.35%) Mitel
14 7 (3.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 7 (3.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 6 (2.87%) Oracle
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