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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 163 146 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Contract jobs citing VoIP 95 104 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 1.16% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.39% 6.08% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 52
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£375 £351 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £309 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.31% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -44.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.60 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £65.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +2 34 £338 +3.84% 4
Hampshire +15 20 £388 - 10
Surrey -9 15 £350 +27.27% 12
East Sussex -4 7 £275 +10.22% 3
Oxfordshire -27 7 £375 -2.59% 1
West Sussex -12 4 £238 -3.06% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £338 -26.22% 1
Kent -4 2 £225 -39.18% 3
Middlesex - 1 £370 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 86 (38.91%) Cisco
2 68 (30.77%) Firewall
3 63 (28.51%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (24.43%) Windows
4 54 (24.43%) WAN
5 53 (23.98%) LAN
6 50 (22.62%) Telecoms
7 48 (21.72%) Active Directory
8 47 (21.27%) VPN
9 44 (19.91%) Microsoft
10 38 (17.19%) CCNA
11 32 (14.48%) CCNP
12 30 (13.57%) Network Design
13 29 (13.12%) Data Centre
13 29 (13.12%) TCP/IP
13 29 (13.12%) CheckPoint
14 28 (12.67%) ITIL
15 27 (12.22%) Wireless
16 26 (11.76%) Citrix
17 25 (11.31%) VMware
18 24 (10.86%) HP
18 24 (10.86%) Network Security
18 24 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (9.95%) F5
19 22 (9.95%) Project Management
20 21 (9.50%) MS Exchange
20 21 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (9.05%) Lync
21 20 (9.05%) SAN
22 19 (8.60%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (9.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.05%) Lync
3 11 (4.98%) IIS
4 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Zope
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.79%) MS Office
3 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.81%) SaaS
2 4 (1.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (30.77%) Firewall
2 54 (24.43%) WAN
3 53 (23.98%) LAN
4 47 (21.27%) VPN
5 29 (13.12%) TCP/IP
6 27 (12.22%) Wireless
7 24 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (10.86%) Network Security
8 20 (9.05%) SAN
9 17 (7.69%) DNS
9 17 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (7.24%) Diameter Protocol
10 16 (7.24%) iSCSI
11 15 (6.79%) IP Telephony
11 15 (6.79%) MPLS
12 14 (6.33%) RTP
12 14 (6.33%) VoLTE
13 13 (5.88%) Unified Communications
13 13 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.62%) Finance
3 5 (2.26%) Back Office
3 5 (2.26%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.26%) Billing
4 3 (1.36%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.36%) Front Office
5 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.90%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.67%) Design Engineer
3 22 (9.95%) Project Manager
3 22 (9.95%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.50%) Analyst
5 16 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.79%) Voice Engineer
7 13 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Design Engineer
10 10 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.52%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) IT Support
12 8 (3.62%) Cisco Engineer
13 7 (3.17%) VoIP Project Manager
13 7 (3.17%) Senior VoIP Engineer
13 7 (3.17%) Firewall Engineer
14 6 (2.71%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) Middleware
1 2 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) LAMP
2 1 (0.45%) XMPP
2 1 (0.45%) RESTful
2 1 (0.45%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.12%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.98%) Replication
5 8 (3.62%) IVR
6 6 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.81%) Clustering
9 3 (1.36%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.90%) IPTV
11 1 (0.45%) Life Science
11 1 (0.45%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.43%) Windows
2 18 (8.14%) Linux
3 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.88%) UNIX
5 7 (3.17%) Solaris
6 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.81%) VMS
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.57%) Network Design
2 28 (12.67%) ITIL
3 22 (9.95%) Project Management
4 18 (8.14%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.33%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (4.98%) Migration
6 11 (4.98%) Service Management
6 11 (4.98%) Change Management
7 10 (4.52%) CRM
7 10 (4.52%) Validation
7 10 (4.52%) Test Strategy
8 9 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.62%) Information Security
9 8 (3.62%) Network Management
9 8 (3.62%) Fault Management
9 8 (3.62%) Software Testing
10 6 (2.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (2.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.36%) C
2 3 (1.36%) C++
3 2 (0.90%) C#
3 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) Perl
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) Tcl
4 1 (0.45%) Erlang
4 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (28.51%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (17.19%) CCNA
3 32 (14.48%) CCNP
4 17 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.33%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.43%) Degree
8 10 (4.52%) CCIE
9 8 (3.62%) MCSA
10 7 (3.17%) CCDP
11 6 (2.71%) ISEB
11 6 (2.71%) MCSE
11 6 (2.71%) Sun Certification
11 6 (2.71%) SCSA
12 5 (2.26%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.26%) CCSP
12 5 (2.26%) CISSP
13 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.36%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) SLA
2 7 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.81%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (21.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.88%) vSphere
3 8 (3.62%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) UAG
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.17%) SCCM
2 7 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.81%) SCOM
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (38.91%) Cisco
2 44 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.12%) CheckPoint
4 26 (11.76%) Citrix
5 25 (11.31%) VMware
6 24 (10.86%) HP
7 22 (9.95%) F5
8 15 (6.79%) Avaya
9 13 (5.88%) Juniper
10 9 (4.07%) Nokia
10 9 (4.07%) Huawei
11 8 (3.62%) Mitel
11 8 (3.62%) Oracle
12 6 (2.71%) Veritas
12 6 (2.71%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.71%) Sun
13 5 (2.26%) Radware
13 5 (2.26%) Redback
14 4 (1.81%) Ericsson
15 3 (1.36%) NetApp
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