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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 193 136 132
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 87 133 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 1.34% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 6.47% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 60
Median daily rate £350 £323 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £35.10 £38.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +25.51%
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
2067 2056 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.43% 20.70% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 991 748
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 104 113
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 May 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 May 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 5 May 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 +15 37 £361 -19.72% 4
Berkshire -33 25 £438 +52.17% 5
Oxfordshire +5 7 £275 -20.86% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £168 -55.33% 5
Kent -16 4 £170 - 2
Surrey -11 3 £385 +77.01% 5
West Sussex -26 3 £338 +58.82%
East Sussex -3 2 £108 -60.90% 3
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 99 (56.25%) Cisco
2 89 (50.57%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (46.02%) WAN
4 70 (39.77%) LAN
5 60 (34.09%) Firewall
6 57 (32.39%) Wireless
7 55 (31.25%) CCNP
8 49 (27.84%) Telecoms
9 47 (26.70%) Security Cleared
10 46 (26.14%) CCNA
11 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
12 38 (21.59%) Windows
13 36 (20.45%) CheckPoint
14 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
15 27 (15.34%) ITIL
15 27 (15.34%) HP
15 27 (15.34%) Network Security
16 25 (14.20%) MPLS
16 25 (14.20%) DNS
16 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
17 23 (13.07%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (11.93%) Data Centre
20 20 (11.36%) Juniper
20 20 (11.36%) Avaya
21 19 (10.80%) VMware
22 18 (10.23%) VPN
23 17 (9.66%) Active Directory
23 17 (9.66%) Finance
24 16 (9.09%) IP Telephony

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 11 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.57%) Zope
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Office
2 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (46.02%) WAN
2 70 (39.77%) LAN
3 60 (34.09%) Firewall
4 57 (32.39%) Wireless
5 30 (17.05%) TCP/IP
6 27 (15.34%) Network Security
7 25 (14.20%) DNS
7 25 (14.20%) MPLS
8 23 (13.07%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (10.23%) VPN
11 16 (9.09%) DHCP
11 16 (9.09%) IP Telephony
12 14 (7.95%) Diameter Protocol
13 12 (6.82%) PSTN
13 12 (6.82%) SNMP
13 12 (6.82%) SSL
14 11 (6.25%) BGP
14 11 (6.25%) SMTP
15 10 (5.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) OLTP
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 49 (27.84%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.66%) Finance
3 11 (6.25%) Back Office
4 8 (4.55%) Front Office
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (32.95%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Analyst
4 15 (8.52%) Architect
5 13 (7.39%) Consultant
5 13 (7.39%) Firewall Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Network Support
7 11 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 11 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Back Office Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior Design Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (1.14%) XMPP
3 1 (0.57%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.57%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) HTML5
3 1 (0.57%) LAMP
3 1 (0.57%) MAPI
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) RESTful
3 1 (0.57%) Twisted
3 1 (0.57%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Statistics
4 6 (3.41%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.27%) IVR
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.14%) PKI
6 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) BYOD
7 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.59%) Windows
2 16 (9.09%) Linux
3 14 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.25%) Unix
4 11 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.98%) Solaris
6 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.84%) Android
9 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.14%) CentOS
11 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) Fedora
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.34%) ITIL
2 16 (9.09%) Network Design
3 12 (6.82%) High Availability
4 11 (6.25%) ITSM
4 11 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 10 (5.68%) Migration
6 9 (5.11%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.11%) Fault Management
6 9 (5.11%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.11%) Project Management
7 8 (4.55%) Validation
8 7 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.98%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.98%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.41%) B2B
9 6 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.70%) C++
3 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) Erlang
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (50.57%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (31.25%) CCNP
3 47 (26.70%) Security Cleared
4 46 (26.14%) CCNA
5 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.95%) CCIE
7 10 (5.68%) Degree
8 9 (5.11%) CCENT
9 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.41%) MCSE
11 3 (1.70%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.14%) CCDA
12 2 (1.14%) CCVP
12 2 (1.14%) ISEB
12 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.14%) MCITP
13 1 (0.57%) CCA
13 1 (0.57%) CCDP
13 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.14%) zsh
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.57%) KVM
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) Postfix
4 1 (0.57%) qmail
4 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.57%) Varnish
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) XenApp
4 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 9 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.84%) WSUS
4 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.14%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (1.14%) cPanel
4 2 (1.14%) vMotion
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Bacula
5 1 (0.57%) Cacti
5 1 (0.57%) Grafana
5 1 (0.57%) Graphite
5 1 (0.57%) Kibana
5 1 (0.57%) logstash
5 1 (0.57%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.57%) Plesk
5 1 (0.57%) Salt
5 1 (0.57%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (56.25%) Cisco
2 36 (20.45%) CheckPoint
3 27 (15.34%) HP
4 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.36%) Avaya
5 20 (11.36%) Juniper
6 19 (10.80%) VMware
7 11 (6.25%) Aruba
7 11 (6.25%) Huawei
8 10 (5.68%) Citrix
8 10 (5.68%) Verint
9 9 (5.11%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.55%) Oracle
11 7 (3.98%) F5
12 6 (3.41%) BT
12 6 (3.41%) Remedy
13 5 (2.84%) CommVault
13 5 (2.84%) Sybase
14 4 (2.27%) Nortel
14 4 (2.27%) RightFax