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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 19 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.24% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 11.28% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Median daily rate £370 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.65% +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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 257 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.37% 10.95% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 123 150
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
Birmingham +11 16 £410 +134.28% 8
Coventry -15 2 - - 4
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 26 (59.09%) LAN
3 23 (52.27%) WAN
4 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
5 17 (38.64%) VPN
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) Juniper
6 14 (31.82%) Windows
6 14 (31.82%) Unified Communications
7 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.27%) CCNA
9 11 (25.00%) Migration
9 11 (25.00%) VLAN
10 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.45%) Wireless
10 9 (20.45%) DNS
10 9 (20.45%) MS Office
10 9 (20.45%) DHCP
11 7 (15.91%) CCDA
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Presales
11 7 (15.91%) Skype
11 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
11 7 (15.91%) Office 365
11 7 (15.91%) Network Design
12 6 (13.64%) PKI
12 6 (13.64%) Brocade
12 6 (13.64%) SCOM

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 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Quickr
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) OneDrive
2 6 (13.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) LAN
2 23 (52.27%) WAN
3 17 (38.64%) VPN
4 14 (31.82%) Unified Communications
5 11 (25.00%) VLAN
6 9 (20.45%) DHCP
6 9 (20.45%) DNS
6 9 (20.45%) Wireless
7 7 (15.91%) Firewall
7 7 (15.91%) Skype
8 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
8 6 (13.64%) LDAP
8 6 (13.64%) PBX
8 6 (13.64%) WLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.36%) IP Telephony
9 5 (11.36%) MPLS
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
11 3 (6.82%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Network Design
2 7 (15.91%) Presales
3 6 (13.64%) Email Filtering
3 6 (13.64%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) SFIA
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Validation
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) CCNA
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (15.91%) CCDA
5 5 (11.36%) CCNP
6 4 (9.09%) CCDP
6 4 (9.09%) CCVP
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (13.64%) Nagios
1 6 (13.64%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Juniper
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Brocade
3 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) F5
4 4 (9.09%) Nokia
5 3 (6.82%) Mitel
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) BT
7 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.27%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £372.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago