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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 129 124 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 130 123 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.32% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 7.23% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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
2028 1702 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.39% 18.30% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 741 680
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 111 168
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -4 61 £288 +42.85% 15
Hampshire +6 22 £475 +5.55% 11
Oxfordshire -11 14 £348 -6.08% 1
East Sussex - 10 £275 - 2
Surrey +2 7 £218 +81.25% 15
West Sussex -19 6 £213 -32.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £375 -9.09% 4
Kent -2 2 - - 1
Thames Valley - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 113 (45.20%) Cisco
2 91 (36.40%) Firewall
3 78 (31.20%) WAN
4 74 (29.60%) LAN
4 74 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (28.00%) Windows
6 66 (26.40%) Active Directory
7 60 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 56 (22.40%) VPN
9 47 (18.80%) ITIL
10 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
11 43 (17.20%) CCNA
11 43 (17.20%) TCP/IP
12 38 (15.20%) MS Exchange
13 33 (13.20%) Linux
14 32 (12.80%) CCNP
14 32 (12.80%) CheckPoint
15 31 (12.40%) Citrix
16 30 (12.00%) SAN
16 30 (12.00%) VMware
17 29 (11.60%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (10.80%) F5
18 27 (10.80%) Wireless
19 25 (10.00%) IP Telephony
20 24 (9.60%) Network Design
21 23 (9.20%) HP
22 22 (8.80%) DNS
22 22 (8.80%) MPLS
22 22 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
22 22 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 38 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.40%) Lync
3 15 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.00%) IIS
5 9 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.80%) SAS
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) Zope
Applications
1 14 (5.60%) MS Office
2 9 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 91 (36.40%) Firewall
2 78 (31.20%) WAN
3 74 (29.60%) LAN
4 56 (22.40%) VPN
5 43 (17.20%) TCP/IP
6 30 (12.00%) SAN
7 29 (11.60%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (10.80%) Wireless
9 25 (10.00%) IP Telephony
10 22 (8.80%) DNS
10 22 (8.80%) MPLS
10 22 (8.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (8.40%) Network Security
12 18 (7.20%) iSCSI
12 18 (7.20%) VLAN
13 17 (6.80%) RTP
14 16 (6.40%) LTE
15 15 (6.00%) Internet
16 14 (5.60%) ISDN
16 14 (5.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.80%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Hudson
3 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.00%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.00%) Retail
4 3 (1.20%) Billing
4 3 (1.20%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (19.20%) Network Engineer
2 29 (11.60%) Support Engineer
3 27 (10.80%) Design Engineer
4 25 (10.00%) Analyst
5 21 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (7.60%) Project Manager
7 18 (7.20%) Architect
8 17 (6.80%) VoIP Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) Voice Engineer
11 11 (4.40%) Senior Design Engineer
11 11 (4.40%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Network Support
12 10 (4.00%) IT Support
13 9 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) Service Analyst
14 8 (3.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.60%) HTML
1 4 (1.60%) SOAP
2 3 (1.20%) LAMP
3 1 (0.40%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) jQuery
3 1 (0.40%) REST
3 1 (0.40%) Twisted
3 1 (0.40%) RESTful
3 1 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) CGI
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.80%) IVR
4 11 (4.40%) Replication
5 6 (2.40%) Clustering
5 6 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.60%) NHS
7 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.80%) IPTV
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.00%) Windows
2 33 (13.20%) Linux
3 22 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.00%) UNIX
6 14 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.00%) CentOS
8 9 (3.60%) Solaris
9 7 (2.80%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.60%) VMS
12 2 (0.80%) SUSE
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) AIX
13 1 (0.40%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.80%) ITIL
2 24 (9.60%) Network Design
3 18 (7.20%) Load Balancing
4 17 (6.80%) Project Management
5 15 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.40%) Change Management
9 10 (4.00%) Information Security
9 10 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.60%) Test Strategy
10 9 (3.60%) B2B
10 9 (3.60%) CRM
11 8 (3.20%) Service Management
11 8 (3.20%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.20%) Migration
11 8 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.00%) SQL
2 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) Erlang
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C++
5 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (17.20%) CCNA
3 32 (12.80%) CCNP
4 20 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.00%) CCIE
6 11 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.40%) Degree
6 11 (4.40%) MCSE
7 10 (4.00%) MCSA
8 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.80%) CCDP
10 6 (2.40%) ISEB
11 5 (2.00%) MCITP
11 5 (2.00%) MCTS
11 5 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.00%) CISSP
11 5 (2.00%) CCSP
12 4 (1.60%) Sun Certification
12 4 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.60%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.20%) SLA
3 7 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) TickIT
System Software
1 66 (26.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.60%) Terminal Services
3 12 (4.80%) vSphere
4 10 (4.00%) Firmware
4 10 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.20%) Snort
6 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.80%) vCloud
7 2 (0.80%) Squid
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.40%) UAG
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.80%) FortiGate
2 12 (4.80%) SCCM
3 7 (2.80%) SCOM
4 5 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.80%) Nagios
6 2 (0.80%) vMotion
7 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 113 (45.20%) Cisco
2 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.80%) CheckPoint
4 31 (12.40%) Citrix
5 30 (12.00%) VMware
6 27 (10.80%) F5
7 23 (9.20%) HP
8 18 (7.20%) Avaya
9 15 (6.00%) Juniper
10 11 (4.40%) Mitel
11 9 (3.60%) Nokia
12 7 (2.80%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.40%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.00%) Redback
14 5 (2.00%) Huawei
14 5 (2.00%) Sonus
14 5 (2.00%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.00%) Ericsson
14 5 (2.00%) Oracle
14 5 (2.00%) Radware
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