The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 71 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.63% 1.12% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 6.90% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
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£350 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £231 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £74.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.19% +98.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
VoIP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 203 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.77% 16.19% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 105 132
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +12 10 £350 -
Reigate -2 2 £350 +27.27% 1
Woking 0 1 £145 - 4
Staines - 1 £135 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) WAN
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) CCNA
6 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) Lync
6 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) CCNP
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (16.67%) OSPF
8 5 (16.67%) BGP
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Citrix
9 4 (13.33%) Network Design
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.33%) DNS
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) LAN
1 11 (36.67%) WAN
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) OSPF
4 5 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 3 (10.00%) Broadband
6 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) WLAN
7 2 (6.67%) TACACS
7 2 (6.67%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (10.00%) Japanese Language
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) OSS Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) IVR
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) ERP
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCSA
5 3 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) PMP
7 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) UAG
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Avaya
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat