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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 171 177 167
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 92 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 4.83% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 43
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £33.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+63.90% +2.50%
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
1666 1802 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 18.82% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 940 738
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +29 41 £375 -3.22% 13
Berkshire +3 34 £338 -3.57% 1
Surrey -14 6 £480 +37.14% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £350 -6.66% 5
Oxfordshire +10 3 £325 -13.33% 6
East Sussex +11 1 £375 - 1
Middlesex -5 1 £350 -5.40% 1
West Sussex -13 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 111 (60.66%) Cisco
2 97 (53.01%) WAN
3 92 (50.27%) LAN
4 87 (47.54%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (44.81%) Firewall
6 65 (35.52%) Wireless
7 60 (32.79%) CCNA
8 57 (31.15%) Telecoms
9 54 (29.51%) Security Cleared
10 53 (28.96%) CCNP
11 49 (26.78%) SC Cleared
12 43 (23.50%) Network Security
12 43 (23.50%) Windows
13 37 (20.22%) CheckPoint
14 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
15 33 (18.03%) MPLS
16 31 (16.94%) Active Directory
17 30 (16.39%) VPN
18 29 (15.85%) Palo Alto
19 28 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (15.30%) ITIL
19 28 (15.30%) VMware
20 27 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
20 27 (14.75%) Microsoft
20 27 (14.75%) HP
21 26 (14.21%) Windows Server
22 25 (13.66%) DNS
23 24 (13.11%) Finance
24 23 (12.57%) IP Telephony
24 23 (12.57%) DHCP

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 9 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.19%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.83%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Office 365
2 4 (2.19%) SaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Yammer
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 97 (53.01%) WAN
2 92 (50.27%) LAN
3 82 (44.81%) Firewall
4 65 (35.52%) Wireless
5 43 (23.50%) Network Security
6 33 (18.03%) MPLS
7 30 (16.39%) VPN
8 28 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (13.66%) DNS
11 23 (12.57%) DHCP
11 23 (12.57%) IP Telephony
12 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
13 14 (7.65%) Unified Communications
14 12 (6.56%) BGP
15 11 (6.01%) PBX
15 11 (6.01%) PSTN
15 11 (6.01%) SAN
15 11 (6.01%) SNMP
15 11 (6.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (31.15%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.11%) Finance
3 7 (3.83%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Billing
4 4 (2.19%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) Electronics
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (38.80%) Network Engineer
2 29 (15.85%) Architect
3 27 (14.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 21 (11.48%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.10%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Network Support
7 11 (6.01%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Consultant
9 8 (4.37%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.83%) Core Network Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) Middleware
1 2 (1.09%) Web Services
1 2 (1.09%) XMPP
2 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.55%) Android SDK
2 1 (0.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.55%) HTML
2 1 (0.55%) HTML5
2 1 (0.55%) LAMP
2 1 (0.55%) MAPI
2 1 (0.55%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.28%) IVR
4 5 (2.73%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) BYOD
7 1 (0.55%) CCTV
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) RIA
7 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Windows
2 26 (14.21%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.29%) Linux
4 14 (7.65%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.37%) Unix
6 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.83%) Solaris
8 3 (1.64%) Android
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
9 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) Debian
10 1 (0.55%) Fedora
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.30%) ITIL
2 12 (6.56%) Migration
2 12 (6.56%) Project Management
3 10 (5.46%) Network Design
4 9 (4.92%) Fault Management
4 9 (4.92%) ITSM
4 9 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.37%) Programme Management
6 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.28%) High Availability
7 6 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (3.28%) Presales
7 6 (3.28%) Service Management
8 5 (2.73%) Project Planning
8 5 (2.73%) Security Patching
8 5 (2.73%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (2.73%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.19%) Change Control
9 4 (2.19%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.92%) SQL
2 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) PHP
3 1 (0.55%) Python
3 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (47.54%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.79%) CCNA
3 54 (29.51%) Security Cleared
4 53 (28.96%) CCNP
5 49 (26.78%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.56%) Degree
7 10 (5.46%) CCIE
8 6 (3.28%) CCDA
9 5 (2.73%) CCENT
9 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.19%) CCDP
10 4 (2.19%) MCSE
11 3 (1.64%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.09%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.09%) CCIP
12 2 (1.09%) CCVP
12 2 (1.09%) ISEB
12 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.09%) MCITP
13 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) SLA
2 7 (3.83%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.73%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.64%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) vSphere
6 3 (1.64%) XenApp
7 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) Docker
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Postfix
8 1 (0.55%) qmail
8 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.55%) Varnish
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.46%) Cisco UCCE
3 9 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.92%) SCOM
4 7 (3.83%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.28%) SCCM
5 6 (3.28%) WSUS
6 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.73%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.09%) cPanel
7 2 (1.09%) MOM
8 1 (0.55%) Ansible
8 1 (0.55%) Bacula
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.55%) Grafana
8 1 (0.55%) Graphite
8 1 (0.55%) Kibana
8 1 (0.55%) logstash
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 111 (60.66%) Cisco
2 37 (20.22%) CheckPoint
3 29 (15.85%) Palo Alto
4 28 (15.30%) VMware
5 27 (14.75%) HP
5 27 (14.75%) Microsoft
6 17 (9.29%) Juniper
7 16 (8.74%) Avaya
8 14 (7.65%) F5
9 11 (6.01%) Tufin
10 10 (5.46%) AlgoSec
11 9 (4.92%) Citrix
12 8 (4.37%) Aruba
12 8 (4.37%) Oracle
13 7 (3.83%) Symantec
13 7 (3.83%) Verint
14 6 (3.28%) Apple
14 6 (3.28%) Nortel
15 5 (2.73%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.73%) Remedy
Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £400-500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday