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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 95 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 27 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 5.50% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £298 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.48 £23.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £23.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
457 309 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.78% 14.59% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 148 139
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -3 7 £450 - 3
Warwickshire -6 7 £402 +10.75%
Worcestershire - 3 £210 - 1
Coventry -4 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (64.10%) WAN
2 24 (61.54%) LAN
3 23 (58.97%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco
5 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) ITIL
7 11 (28.21%) Firewall
7 11 (28.21%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.08%) Avaya
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
11 7 (17.95%) UNIX
11 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) CCNP
13 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.82%) DNS
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (12.82%) VLAN
13 5 (12.82%) XenApp
13 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
14 4 (10.26%) Waterfall

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) CICS
3 4 (10.26%) TPMS
4 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) WAN
2 24 (61.54%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.21%) Firewall
5 5 (12.82%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.26%) DMVPN
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.26%) MPLS
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) ATM
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.13%) WLAN
8 2 (5.13%) SAN
9 1 (2.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) Informix
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Network Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Network Support
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) EJB
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) PDA
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Vista
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) TDD
3 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) ISSAP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) DameWare
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Avaya
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Sybase
6 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
6 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
6 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.69%) BT
7 3 (7.69%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Lotus
8 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.13%) F5
9 1 (2.56%) Verint
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