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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.39% 3.42% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 20.83% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £218 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.46% 16.44% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 9
Median daily rate £288 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 22 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
Ipswich - 5 £275 -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 7 (77.78%) PSTN
1 7 (77.78%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (77.78%) ZigBee
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
3 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
4 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) BT
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
1 7 (77.78%) PSTN
1 7 (77.78%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (77.78%) ZigBee
2 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco