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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 160 136 181
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Contract jobs citing VoIP 93 120 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.29% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 6.20% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £35.13 £105.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.54% +320.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £41.00 £19.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.75 £169.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +34 48 £400 +48.83% 12
Berkshire -23 17 £313 -10.71% 10
Surrey -15 11 £350 +55.55% 7
Kent - 7 £200 - 4
Oxfordshire -8 6 £275 -20.86% 2
East Sussex +6 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Middlesex -2 2 £600 +42.85%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 98 (56.00%) Cisco
2 85 (48.57%) WAN
3 81 (46.29%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (45.14%) LAN
5 61 (34.86%) Firewall
6 54 (30.86%) Wireless
7 45 (25.71%) CCNP
8 44 (25.14%) Telecoms
9 41 (23.43%) CCNA
9 41 (23.43%) CheckPoint
9 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
10 40 (22.86%) Windows
11 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
11 38 (21.71%) SC Cleared
12 34 (19.43%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (18.29%) DNS
13 32 (18.29%) ITIL
14 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 26 (14.86%) VPN
15 26 (14.86%) MPLS
15 26 (14.86%) Network Security
16 25 (14.29%) Juniper
17 23 (13.14%) Data Centre
18 22 (12.57%) Linux
19 21 (12.00%) SNMP
19 21 (12.00%) VMware
20 20 (11.43%) HP
21 19 (10.86%) SLA
21 19 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
22 17 (9.71%) Avaya

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.43%) Lync
3 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) Zope
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Office
2 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.29%) IaaS
1 4 (2.29%) PaaS
2 3 (1.71%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.71%) Office 365
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.57%) WAN
2 79 (45.14%) LAN
3 61 (34.86%) Firewall
4 54 (30.86%) Wireless
5 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
6 34 (19.43%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (18.29%) DNS
8 26 (14.86%) MPLS
8 26 (14.86%) Network Security
8 26 (14.86%) VPN
9 21 (12.00%) SNMP
10 19 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (9.14%) DHCP
11 16 (9.14%) SMTP
12 15 (8.57%) Internet
13 14 (8.00%) Diameter Protocol
14 13 (7.43%) IP Telephony
15 12 (6.86%) Unified Communications
15 12 (6.86%) VLAN
16 11 (6.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.71%) OLTP
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 44 (25.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.00%) Back Office
3 12 (6.86%) Finance
4 10 (5.71%) Front Office
5 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 6 (3.43%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.71%) Local Government
8 2 (1.14%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (34.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (10.86%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.29%) Analyst
4 17 (9.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Architect
6 14 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Back Office Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) VoIP Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) Voice Engineer
10 10 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.71%) Network Support
11 8 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.57%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) Desktop Support
12 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.71%) COM
3 2 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) RESTful
4 1 (0.57%) RFC 3261
4 1 (0.57%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.29%) Statistics
4 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.86%) Clustering
5 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) IVR
7 3 (1.71%) BYOD
7 3 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.71%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) CESG
9 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Windows
2 22 (12.57%) Linux
3 14 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.00%) Unix
6 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.86%) Android
8 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.86%) Solaris
9 3 (1.71%) HPUX
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.29%) ITIL
2 15 (8.57%) Network Design
3 14 (8.00%) Fault Management
4 12 (6.86%) Capacity Management
5 11 (6.29%) Problem Management
5 11 (6.29%) Validation
6 10 (5.71%) High Availability
7 9 (5.14%) Migration
7 9 (5.14%) Project Management
8 8 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.43%) Network Management
11 5 (2.86%) Functional Testing
11 5 (2.86%) ITSM
11 5 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.43%) SQL
2 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.71%) C++
4 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Erlang
5 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (46.29%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (25.71%) CCNP
3 41 (23.43%) CCNA
3 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
4 38 (21.71%) SC Cleared
5 13 (7.43%) CCIE
6 10 (5.71%) CCENT
7 9 (5.14%) Degree
8 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.86%) CCSE
9 5 (2.86%) MCSE
10 3 (1.71%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (1.14%) HNC
11 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.14%) MBA
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.57%) CCVP
12 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.14%) Firmware
4 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.14%) zsh
5 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (3.43%) WSUS
4 4 (2.29%) SCCM
5 3 (1.71%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.14%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (1.14%) Cacti
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.14%) vMotion
7 1 (0.57%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.57%) SCOM
7 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 98 (56.00%) Cisco
2 41 (23.43%) CheckPoint
3 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.29%) Juniper
5 21 (12.00%) VMware
6 20 (11.43%) HP
7 17 (9.71%) Avaya
8 13 (7.43%) Citrix
8 13 (7.43%) Palo Alto
9 12 (6.86%) Huawei
10 9 (5.14%) Aruba
11 8 (4.57%) Verint
12 7 (4.00%) BT
12 7 (4.00%) F5
12 7 (4.00%) Oracle
13 5 (2.86%) Nortel
13 5 (2.86%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.29%) CommVault
14 4 (2.29%) RightFax
15 3 (1.71%) Empirix
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