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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 128 168 155
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 128 99 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.05% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% 5.63% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 60
Median daily rate £374 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £488 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.19% +98.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
1592 1760 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.23% 18.72% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 948 874
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 121 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Berkshire +32 45 £406 +1.56% 7
Hampshire 0 28 £340 -15.00% 13
Surrey +24 20 £185 -43.07% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 14 £300 -14.28% 7
West Sussex +12 8 £375 +7.14%
Middlesex 0 3 £425 -19.04%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £363 -29.95% 2
East Sussex +4 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £205 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 134 (60.63%) Cisco
2 92 (41.63%) Telecoms
3 87 (39.37%) LAN
4 86 (38.91%) WAN
4 86 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (36.20%) Firewall
6 59 (26.70%) CCNP
7 49 (22.17%) CCNA
8 42 (19.00%) CheckPoint
9 40 (18.10%) ITIL
9 40 (18.10%) Linux
9 40 (18.10%) Wireless
10 39 (17.65%) Windows
11 38 (17.19%) Security Cleared
11 38 (17.19%) Data Centre
12 34 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 32 (14.48%) Unified Communications
13 32 (14.48%) VPN
14 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
14 31 (14.03%) Active Directory
14 31 (14.03%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (13.12%) PBX
15 29 (13.12%) Network Security
16 27 (12.22%) MPLS
16 27 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (11.76%) VMware
18 24 (10.86%) Network Design
19 22 (9.95%) Cisco CUCM
19 22 (9.95%) Project Management
19 22 (9.95%) DNS

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 16 (7.24%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) MS Office
2 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (39.37%) LAN
2 86 (38.91%) WAN
3 80 (36.20%) Firewall
4 40 (18.10%) Wireless
5 32 (14.48%) Unified Communications
5 32 (14.48%) VPN
6 31 (14.03%) Wi-Fi
7 29 (13.12%) Network Security
7 29 (13.12%) PBX
8 27 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (12.22%) MPLS
9 22 (9.95%) DNS
10 21 (9.50%) RTP
11 20 (9.05%) GSM
12 19 (8.60%) LTE
12 19 (8.60%) UMTS
13 18 (8.14%) IP Telephony
14 17 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
14 17 (7.69%) Ethernet
15 16 (7.24%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.90%) Data Mart
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (7.24%) GCC
1 16 (7.24%) GDB
1 16 (7.24%) Subversion
1 16 (7.24%) Trac
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.45%) CMake
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Valgrind
General
1 92 (41.63%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.98%) Finance
3 8 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (1.81%) Local Government
5 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (33.03%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (9.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (9.50%) Architect
5 17 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 17 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 17 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) Firewall Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.79%) Analyst
8 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Telecoms Engineer
10 10 (4.52%) Administrator
10 10 (4.52%) Network Architect
10 10 (4.52%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.69%) STL
2 16 (7.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (2.71%) J2EE
4 2 (0.90%) CSS
4 2 (0.90%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 2 (0.90%) XMPP
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) CORBA
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) RFC 2833
5 1 (0.45%) SAML
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.88%) IVR
3 11 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.98%) Clustering
4 8 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.26%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.81%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.81%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.36%) e-Health
7 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) CCTV
8 2 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.90%) PMI
8 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.45%) BBC
9 1 (0.45%) CESG
9 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.10%) Linux
2 39 (17.65%) Windows
3 19 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.33%) Unix
6 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.36%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.10%) ITIL
2 24 (10.86%) Network Design
3 22 (9.95%) Project Management
4 21 (9.50%) PRINCE2
5 19 (8.60%) High Availability
6 17 (7.69%) Migration
6 17 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.24%) Cross-Platform Development
7 16 (7.24%) OO
8 11 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.52%) Fault Management
10 9 (4.07%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.07%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.17%) Presales
11 7 (3.17%) Service Management
12 6 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.71%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.71%) Time Management
13 5 (2.26%) Change Control
13 5 (2.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.69%) C++
2 9 (4.07%) SQL
3 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.90%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.45%) Perl
5 1 (0.45%) Ruby
5 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (38.91%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (26.70%) CCNP
3 49 (22.17%) CCNA
4 38 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 34 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 18 (8.14%) Degree
7 17 (7.69%) CCIE
8 10 (4.52%) CCVP
9 7 (3.17%) CCDP
10 4 (1.81%) MCP
10 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.36%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.36%) CISSP
11 3 (1.36%) MCSE
11 3 (1.36%) SANS
11 3 (1.36%) SSCP
12 2 (0.90%) CCDA
12 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.36%) vSphere
4 3 (1.36%) XenApp
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (9.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (6.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (4.98%) FortiGate
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (2.71%) SCOM
6 5 (2.26%) SCSM
6 5 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.81%) SCCM
8 3 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.90%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) QRadar
9 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.45%) Nessus
10 1 (0.45%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.45%) Nmap
10 1 (0.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 134 (60.63%) Cisco
2 42 (19.00%) CheckPoint
3 31 (14.03%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.76%) VMware
5 21 (9.50%) Palo Alto
6 18 (8.14%) Avaya
7 17 (7.69%) Mitel
8 16 (7.24%) HP
9 14 (6.33%) F5
10 12 (5.43%) Citrix
11 10 (4.52%) Juniper
11 10 (4.52%) Nortel
12 8 (3.62%) Apple
13 6 (2.71%) Genesys
13 6 (2.71%) Oracle
13 6 (2.71%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.26%) Altiris
14 5 (2.26%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.26%) Tufin
15 4 (1.81%) IBM
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