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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / South East
Rank 112 180 158
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 127 76 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 0.91% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 4.62% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 60
Median daily rate £339 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.24% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £24.13 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.94% -77.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
1547 1645 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 19.70% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 896 910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +42 45 £400 +77.77% 4
Hampshire +4 27 £362 -9.50% 19
Surrey +26 22 £325 -7.14% 6
Buckinghamshire - 21 £230 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £293 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £168 - 6
Kent - 2 £205 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 155 (65.13%) Cisco
2 105 (44.12%) Telecoms
3 89 (37.39%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (31.51%) Firewall
5 71 (29.83%) WAN
6 65 (27.31%) LAN
7 56 (23.53%) CCNP
8 53 (22.27%) CCNA
9 45 (18.91%) ITIL
9 45 (18.91%) Linux
10 37 (15.55%) PBX
10 37 (15.55%) CheckPoint
10 37 (15.55%) Unified Communications
11 36 (15.13%) MPLS
12 35 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
13 34 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 34 (14.29%) Windows
14 31 (13.03%) Active Directory
14 31 (13.03%) High Availability
14 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
15 29 (12.18%) VPN
16 28 (11.76%) Network Design
17 27 (11.34%) VMware
17 27 (11.34%) GSM
17 27 (11.34%) RTP
17 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
18 26 (10.92%) LTE
18 26 (10.92%) UMTS
18 26 (10.92%) Migration

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 22 (9.24%) Skype for Business
2 12 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.10%) Apache
4 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.10%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Office
2 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Office 365
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (31.51%) Firewall
2 71 (29.83%) WAN
3 65 (27.31%) LAN
4 37 (15.55%) PBX
4 37 (15.55%) Unified Communications
5 36 (15.13%) MPLS
6 29 (12.18%) VPN
7 27 (11.34%) GSM
7 27 (11.34%) RTP
8 26 (10.92%) LTE
8 26 (10.92%) UMTS
9 25 (10.50%) Ethernet
10 24 (10.08%) DNS
11 23 (9.66%) Asterisk PBX
12 22 (9.24%) Diameter Protocol
12 22 (9.24%) RANAP
13 20 (8.40%) Skype
14 19 (7.98%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (7.98%) Wireless
15 18 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (9.24%) GCC
1 22 (9.24%) GDB
1 22 (9.24%) Subversion
1 22 (9.24%) Trac
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.42%) CMake
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Valgrind
General
1 105 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.20%) Finance
3 6 (2.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.68%) Local Government
5 3 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (26.89%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (10.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (9.66%) Software Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) Project Manager
6 21 (8.82%) Analyst
7 16 (6.72%) Architect
8 14 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 14 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Design Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Firewall Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Security Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Telecoms Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) VoIP Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.66%) STL
2 22 (9.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (2.52%) J2EE
3 6 (2.52%) XML
4 4 (1.68%) XMPP
5 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.84%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) CORBA
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.42%) RESTful
6 1 (0.42%) RFC 2833
6 1 (0.42%) SAML
6 1 (0.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.66%) IVR
3 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.20%) Clustering
5 7 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.10%) e-Health
7 5 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.68%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.68%) PMI
9 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.42%) CCTV
11 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Linux
2 34 (14.29%) Windows
3 16 (6.72%) Windows 7
3 16 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.88%) Unix
4 14 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.26%) CentOS
7 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.84%) Solaris
8 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.42%) Android
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) ITIL
2 31 (13.03%) High Availability
3 28 (11.76%) Network Design
4 26 (10.92%) Migration
5 24 (10.08%) PRINCE2
6 23 (9.66%) Project Management
6 23 (9.66%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.24%) Cross-Platform Development
7 22 (9.24%) OO
8 13 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.36%) Workflow
10 7 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.94%) TOGAF
11 6 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.52%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.52%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.52%) Presales
11 6 (2.52%) Service Management
11 6 (2.52%) Time Management
12 5 (2.10%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.66%) C++
2 9 (3.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.94%) SQL
4 6 (2.52%) VBScript
5 2 (0.84%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (37.39%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (23.53%) CCNP
3 53 (22.27%) CCNA
4 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
5 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
6 22 (9.24%) CCIE
7 16 (6.72%) Degree
8 12 (5.04%) CCVP
9 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.36%) MCSA
11 7 (2.94%) MCITP
12 6 (2.52%) PMI Certification
12 6 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (2.10%) CCDP
13 5 (2.10%) CCNP Voice
14 4 (1.68%) MCP
15 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (1.26%) CISSP
15 3 (1.26%) MCSE
15 3 (1.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.84%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.68%) vSphere
5 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.84%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (8.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (6.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (2.10%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (2.10%) SCSM
4 5 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.68%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.26%) SCCM
6 3 (1.26%) SCOM
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.84%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) QRadar
8 1 (0.42%) Kibana
8 1 (0.42%) logstash
8 1 (0.42%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.42%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 155 (65.13%) Cisco
2 37 (15.55%) CheckPoint
3 35 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (11.34%) VMware
5 23 (9.66%) Avaya
6 20 (8.40%) F5
7 18 (7.56%) Mitel
8 16 (6.72%) HP
9 12 (5.04%) Juniper
10 9 (3.78%) Apple
10 9 (3.78%) Genesys
10 9 (3.78%) Remedy
11 8 (3.36%) NetApp
11 8 (3.36%) Nortel
12 7 (2.94%) Oracle
13 6 (2.52%) Citrix
14 5 (2.10%) Altiris
14 5 (2.10%) CA
14 5 (2.10%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.10%) Palo Alto
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