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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 168 188 153
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Contract jobs citing VoIP 95 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.92% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 5.04% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 52
Median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £74.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -8.88%
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
1581 1786 1821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 18.26% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 975 852
Median daily rate £375 £356 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 125 99
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.10% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Hampshire +19 39 £375 -3.22% 6
Berkshire -3 24 £338 -3.57% 6
Surrey -2 12 £400 +14.28% 6
Middlesex +9 9 £450 +21.62%
Kent +18 6 £193 -14.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £350 +3.70% 4
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 105 (64.02%) Cisco
2 88 (53.66%) WAN
3 84 (51.22%) LAN
4 73 (44.51%) Firewall
5 70 (42.68%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (30.49%) Telecoms
7 48 (29.27%) CCNP
8 46 (28.05%) Wireless
9 42 (25.61%) CCNA
10 38 (23.17%) Windows
11 37 (22.56%) Network Security
12 35 (21.34%) VPN
13 33 (20.12%) Security Cleared
14 32 (19.51%) CheckPoint
15 31 (18.90%) SC Cleared
16 30 (18.29%) Active Directory
16 30 (18.29%) DNS
17 29 (17.68%) MPLS
18 28 (17.07%) ITIL
18 28 (17.07%) VMware
18 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
19 27 (16.46%) Palo Alto
19 27 (16.46%) Windows Server
20 25 (15.24%) HP
21 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
22 22 (13.41%) Wi-Fi
23 21 (12.80%) Finance
23 21 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
24 20 (12.20%) DHCP
25 19 (11.59%) Linux

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 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.27%) MS Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Office 365
2 4 (2.44%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Yammer
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 88 (53.66%) WAN
2 84 (51.22%) LAN
3 73 (44.51%) Firewall
4 46 (28.05%) Wireless
5 37 (22.56%) Network Security
6 35 (21.34%) VPN
7 30 (18.29%) DNS
8 29 (17.68%) MPLS
9 22 (13.41%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (12.20%) DHCP
12 19 (11.59%) IP Telephony
13 16 (9.76%) Internet
13 16 (9.76%) TCP/IP
14 14 (8.54%) Unified Communications
15 12 (7.32%) PBX
15 12 (7.32%) SSL
16 10 (6.10%) SAN
16 10 (6.10%) SNMP
17 9 (5.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) GCC
1 3 (1.83%) GDB
1 3 (1.83%) Subversion
1 3 (1.83%) Trac
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (30.49%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.80%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Billing
4 4 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Back Office
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.22%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (37.20%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.85%) Architect
3 20 (12.20%) Firewall Engineer
4 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Administrator
10 9 (5.49%) Network Support
10 9 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Network Architect
12 7 (4.27%) Cisco Administrator
12 7 (4.27%) Cisco Network Administrator
12 7 (4.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (1.83%) Middleware
1 3 (1.83%) STL
2 2 (1.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.22%) XMPP
3 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.61%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.61%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) MAPI
3 1 (0.61%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) IVR
4 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.22%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) CCTV
8 1 (0.61%) CESG
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) RIA
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.17%) Windows
2 27 (16.46%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.59%) Linux
4 11 (6.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.44%) Unix
7 3 (1.83%) Android
7 3 (1.83%) Solaris
7 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) CentOS
8 2 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.61%) Debian
9 1 (0.61%) Fedora
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) VMS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) ITIL
2 12 (7.32%) Migration
3 11 (6.71%) Project Management
4 9 (5.49%) Fault Management
4 9 (5.49%) High Availability
5 8 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.88%) Network Design
6 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.27%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.27%) Service Management
7 6 (3.66%) ITSM
7 6 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (3.66%) Presales
7 6 (3.66%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.05%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.05%) Security Patching
8 5 (3.05%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (3.05%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.44%) B2B
9 4 (2.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.83%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (42.68%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (29.27%) CCNP
3 42 (25.61%) CCNA
4 33 (20.12%) Security Cleared
5 31 (18.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.71%) CCIE
7 9 (5.49%) CCVP
8 7 (4.27%) Degree
9 4 (2.44%) CCDA
9 4 (2.44%) CCENT
10 3 (1.83%) CCDP
10 3 (1.83%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.22%) CCIP
11 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.22%) MCITP
11 2 (1.22%) MCSE
11 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) SLA
2 7 (4.27%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.83%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.44%) vSphere
5 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.83%) XenApp
6 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.61%) Docker
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.61%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
7 1 (0.61%) qmail
7 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.61%) Varnish
7 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (8.54%) FortiGate
2 10 (6.10%) Cisco UCCE
3 9 (5.49%) SCOM
4 7 (4.27%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.27%) WSUS
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.66%) SCCM
5 6 (3.66%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.22%) cPanel
7 2 (1.22%) MOM
8 1 (0.61%) Grafana
8 1 (0.61%) Graphite
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.61%) OPNET
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (64.02%) Cisco
2 32 (19.51%) CheckPoint
3 28 (17.07%) VMware
4 27 (16.46%) Palo Alto
5 25 (15.24%) HP
6 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 15 (9.15%) Avaya
7 15 (9.15%) F5
8 13 (7.93%) Juniper
9 11 (6.71%) Tufin
10 10 (6.10%) AlgoSec
11 9 (5.49%) Citrix
12 7 (4.27%) Nortel
12 7 (4.27%) Symantec
13 5 (3.05%) Acronis
13 5 (3.05%) Aruba
13 5 (3.05%) Intel Security
13 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.05%) Verint
14 4 (2.44%) Apple
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