The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 30 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.16% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 3.85% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £180 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +20.58%
VoIP
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.77% 12.62% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 21
Median daily rate £310 £250 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £27.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Suffolk region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Suffolk region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Ipswich +5 3 £180 -28.00%
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) VMware