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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 103 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 1.34% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 10.49% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £295 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.77% -14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £421 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
292 267 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.52% 12.81% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 15 56
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £25.61 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 3 £475 +127.54% 4
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (52.50%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) Avaya
8 9 (22.50%) Juniper
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) DNS
9 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 8 (20.00%) VLAN
10 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
10 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
10 7 (17.50%) Network Security
10 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) Network Architecture
10 7 (17.50%) BT
10 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.50%) SCCM
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) TPMS
2 4 (10.00%) CICS
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 8 (20.00%) VLAN
5 7 (17.50%) Network Security
6 4 (10.00%) ATM
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
8 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Informix
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Network Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Network Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (12.50%) Data Manager
8 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
9 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Network Services Manager
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
11 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
11 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
11 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) JavaBeans
1 4 (10.00%) EJB
2 2 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) GIS
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.50%) Network Architecture
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.50%) CCVP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Avaya
2 9 (22.50%) Juniper
3 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
3 7 (17.50%) BT
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Sybase
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
6 3 (7.50%) CA
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago