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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 113 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 35 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.75% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 6.13% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 16
Median daily rate £300 £294 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -25.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £219 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.76%
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
476 310 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.72% 12.22% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 155 226
Median daily rate £375 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Solihull +14 21 - - 3
Birmingham -8 4 £425 +88.03% 2
Staffordshire -3 3 - -
Warwickshire -3 2 £181 - 1
Shropshire -32 2 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 36 (55.38%) LAN
3 33 (50.77%) WAN
4 26 (40.00%) Wireless
5 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
5 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
6 21 (32.31%) Juniper
6 21 (32.31%) VPN
7 20 (30.77%) Firewall
8 17 (26.15%) VLAN
9 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
10 12 (18.46%) CCNP
10 12 (18.46%) CCNA
10 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
10 12 (18.46%) Network Security
11 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (16.92%) Brocade
11 11 (16.92%) Presales
11 11 (16.92%) BGP
11 11 (16.92%) OSPF
12 10 (15.38%) NetScaler
13 9 (13.85%) Unified Communications
13 9 (13.85%) DNS
13 9 (13.85%) DHCP
14 8 (12.31%) WLAN
14 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
14 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
14 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS

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 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.54%) Quickr
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) LAN
2 33 (50.77%) WAN
3 26 (40.00%) Wireless
4 21 (32.31%) VPN
5 20 (30.77%) Firewall
6 17 (26.15%) VLAN
7 12 (18.46%) Network Security
7 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
8 11 (16.92%) BGP
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (16.92%) OSPF
9 10 (15.38%) NetScaler
10 9 (13.85%) DHCP
10 9 (13.85%) DNS
10 9 (13.85%) Unified Communications
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (12.31%) PABX
11 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) QlikView
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Architect
2 18 (27.69%) Network Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Presales Solution Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Voice Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) EDI
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Handset
2 6 (9.23%) IVR
3 3 (4.62%) CESG
4 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Presales
2 7 (10.77%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (9.23%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) Network Design
3 6 (9.23%) SFIA
4 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Network Management
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Network Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Escalation Management
8 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.54%) Release Management
8 1 (1.54%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.46%) CCNA
3 12 (18.46%) CCNP
4 3 (4.62%) CCDP
4 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.62%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.08%) CCDA
6 1 (1.54%) CCIE
6 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 21 (32.31%) Juniper
3 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.92%) Brocade
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
5 8 (12.31%) Mitel
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 6 (9.23%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.69%) F5
7 5 (7.69%) Siemens
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.54%) Aruba
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Infor
10 1 (1.54%) Lotus
10 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
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