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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 109 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 5.14% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
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£325 £395 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £241 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £420 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.90 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -9.09%
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
367 253 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.90% 11.17% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 112 113
Average daily rate £368 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 13 42
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.37 £34.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Birmingham -6 4 £325 -9.72% 3
Shropshire -9 4 £103 -75.59% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £325 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Juniper
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 6 (22.22%) BT
7 6 (22.22%) VLAN
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) McAfee
9 4 (14.81%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (14.81%) Network Security
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.11%) F5
10 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (11.11%) Fortinet

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) VLAN
4 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) WLAN
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.11%) DMVPN
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Voice Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support
7 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNP
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCVP
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) BT
4 4 (14.81%) McAfee
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) BMC
5 3 (11.11%) Avaya
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
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