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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 159 172 138
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing VoIP 105 60 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 4.24% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 47
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £435 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.95 £32.34 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -13.91%
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
1870 1415 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.04% 16.66% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 669 667
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 98 170
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +6 27 £350 +91.78% 6
Hampshire -20 27 £325 +4.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £286 -34.57% 1
Surrey +7 14 £150 - 4
Oxfordshire -16 12 £319 +127.67% 3
East Sussex -2 5 £250 -31.03% 3
West Sussex -1 3 £338 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
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England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 101 (49.75%) Cisco
2 78 (38.42%) WAN
2 78 (38.42%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (35.47%) LAN
3 72 (35.47%) Firewall
4 54 (26.60%) Telecoms
5 53 (26.11%) Windows
6 49 (24.14%) ITIL
7 42 (20.69%) CCNA
8 41 (20.20%) Active Directory
8 41 (20.20%) Microsoft
9 40 (19.70%) MPLS
10 36 (17.73%) VPN
11 29 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 29 (14.29%) Avaya
12 26 (12.81%) Juniper
12 26 (12.81%) CCIE
13 25 (12.32%) CCNP
13 25 (12.32%) IP Telephony
14 24 (11.82%) PBX
15 23 (11.33%) SNMP
15 23 (11.33%) Linux
15 23 (11.33%) Network Management
16 22 (10.84%) Load Balancing
16 22 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (10.34%) DNS
17 21 (10.34%) OSPF
17 21 (10.34%) Wireless
18 20 (9.85%) IPsec
18 20 (9.85%) CheckPoint

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (8.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.42%) Lync
3 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.99%) SAS
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.39%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (38.42%) WAN
2 72 (35.47%) LAN
2 72 (35.47%) Firewall
3 40 (19.70%) MPLS
4 36 (17.73%) VPN
5 29 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 25 (12.32%) IP Telephony
7 24 (11.82%) PBX
8 23 (11.33%) SNMP
9 22 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (10.34%) Wireless
10 21 (10.34%) DNS
10 21 (10.34%) OSPF
11 20 (9.85%) IPsec
12 17 (8.37%) BGP
12 17 (8.37%) Ethernet
13 16 (7.88%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (7.88%) FWSM
14 13 (6.40%) Asterisk PBX
14 13 (6.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.43%) MySQL
3 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Selenium
1 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
1 6 (2.96%) PHPUnit
2 5 (2.46%) Hudson
2 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 54 (26.60%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.87%) Finance
3 4 (1.97%) Legal
4 3 (1.48%) Banking
4 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (17.73%) Analyst
2 32 (15.76%) Network Engineer
3 19 (9.36%) Architect
4 15 (7.39%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) VoIP Engineer
6 13 (6.40%) IP Engineer
6 13 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.91%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Voice Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.43%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.94%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.94%) VoIP Specialist
11 6 (2.96%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.46%) Customer Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) SOAP
2 6 (2.96%) HTML
2 6 (2.96%) jQuery
2 6 (2.96%) REST
3 4 (1.97%) Zend Framework
4 3 (1.48%) LAMP
5 2 (0.99%) Spring
5 2 (0.99%) Ajax
5 2 (0.99%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) JPA
5 2 (0.99%) JMS
6 1 (0.49%) CGI
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) ODBC
6 1 (0.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.87%) IVR
2 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.43%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.96%) Open Source
6 5 (2.46%) e-Health
7 4 (1.97%) AVVID
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) NHS
8 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Wiki
9 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) Kindle
9 1 (0.49%) DTV
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.11%) Windows
2 23 (11.33%) Linux
3 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.37%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.43%) UNIX
7 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.46%) Solaris
10 4 (1.97%) CentOS
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.49%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.14%) ITIL
2 23 (11.33%) Network Management
3 22 (10.84%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.85%) Network Architecture
5 16 (7.88%) Migration
6 15 (7.39%) Project Management
7 14 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.91%) Network Design
10 10 (4.93%) Validation
10 10 (4.93%) Service Management
11 9 (4.43%) Change Management
12 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.94%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (3.94%) Telemarketing
13 7 (3.45%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (2.96%) Unit Testing
14 6 (2.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.90%) SQL
2 12 (5.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.94%) C
4 7 (3.45%) C++
5 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.96%) PHP
6 3 (1.48%) Perl
7 2 (0.99%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (38.42%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (20.69%) CCNA
3 26 (12.81%) CCIE
4 25 (12.32%) CCNP
5 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.93%) CISSP
6 10 (4.93%) CCDP
6 10 (4.93%) MCSE
6 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.94%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (3.45%) CCSP
9 6 (2.96%) Degree
10 5 (2.46%) MCP
11 4 (1.97%) CCVP
12 3 (1.48%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.99%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) SLA
2 9 (4.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 41 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) XenApp
3 3 (1.48%) vSphere
3 3 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.99%) vCloud
4 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.49%) Snort
5 1 (0.49%) Squid
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (2.46%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (1.97%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.97%) SCCM
3 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.99%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.49%) OpenView
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (49.75%) Cisco
2 41 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.29%) Avaya
4 26 (12.81%) Juniper
5 20 (9.85%) CheckPoint
6 19 (9.36%) Nokia
7 14 (6.90%) Radware
7 14 (6.90%) Redback
8 13 (6.40%) F5
9 12 (5.91%) HP
10 11 (5.42%) VMware
10 11 (5.42%) Mitel
11 8 (3.94%) BT
11 8 (3.94%) Citrix
12 7 (3.45%) Remedy
12 7 (3.45%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.96%) Zend
13 6 (2.96%) Huawei
14 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.46%) CA
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