The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 112 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 30 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% 6.78% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Median daily rate £348 £383 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% +47.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £310 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +26.15%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 339 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.23% 14.36% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 189 147
Median daily rate £358 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Warwickshire - 8 £215 - 1
Birmingham -1 7 £370 +208.33% 2
Solihull - 6 - - 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £325 -18.75%
Coventry -7 2 £208 - 2
Shropshire -38 2 - - 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) LAN
3 19 (42.22%) WAN
4 18 (40.00%) Firewall
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (33.33%) Wireless
6 14 (31.11%) CCNP
7 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.00%) MPLS
8 9 (20.00%) Project Management
8 9 (20.00%) Network Design
8 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) PABX
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.78%) OSPF
9 8 (17.78%) BGP
10 7 (15.56%) Juniper
10 7 (15.56%) Citrix
10 7 (15.56%) IVR
10 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
11 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) Handset
11 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
11 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) LAN
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 18 (40.00%) Firewall
4 15 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.00%) MPLS
7 8 (17.78%) BGP
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (17.78%) OSPF
7 8 (17.78%) PABX
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 5 (11.11%) DAB
9 5 (11.11%) VLAN
10 4 (8.89%) DNS
10 4 (8.89%) Network Security
10 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) QlikView
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) VoIP Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Voice Support Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Telephony Support
10 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) IT Support
10 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Telephony Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Telephony Project Manager
10 2 (4.44%) VoIP Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) EDI
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) MAPI
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) RFC 2833
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
1 7 (15.56%) IVR
2 6 (13.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Fedora
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (20.00%) Network Design
1 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.22%) BPMN
6 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) Release Management
6 1 (2.22%) SOA
6 1 (2.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNP
3 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) CCVP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.22%) Cacti
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Citrix
2 7 (15.56%) Juniper
3 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.11%) Siemens
5 4 (8.89%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.67%) Avaya
6 3 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Mitel
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
8 1 (2.22%) Adobe
8 1 (2.22%) Aruba
8 1 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) BT
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) Google
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