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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 115 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.06% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 7.96% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Median daily rate £455 £238 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £428 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
352 339 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.85% 13.25% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 162 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Birmingham -2 11 £455 +101.30% 4
Solihull -4 6 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £175 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 35 (66.04%) Cisco
2 28 (52.83%) LAN
3 25 (47.17%) SC Cleared
3 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
4 24 (45.28%) WAN
4 24 (45.28%) VPN
5 22 (41.51%) Juniper
6 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.96%) Unified Communications
7 17 (32.08%) Wireless
8 14 (26.42%) VLAN
8 14 (26.42%) DNS
8 14 (26.42%) CCNA
8 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (26.42%) DHCP
8 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 13 (24.53%) Firewall
10 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
11 11 (20.75%) Presales
11 11 (20.75%) Migration
11 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.75%) Brocade
12 10 (18.87%) Skype
12 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
13 9 (16.98%) Network Security
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (15.09%) WLAN
15 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (13.21%) CCNP
15 7 (13.21%) CCDA

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 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.89%) Quickr
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) OneDrive
2 6 (11.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) LAN
2 24 (45.28%) VPN
2 24 (45.28%) WAN
3 18 (33.96%) Unified Communications
4 17 (32.08%) Wireless
5 14 (26.42%) DHCP
5 14 (26.42%) DNS
5 14 (26.42%) VLAN
6 13 (24.53%) Firewall
7 10 (18.87%) Skype
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.98%) Network Security
9 8 (15.09%) WLAN
10 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
10 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
11 6 (11.32%) Kerberos
11 6 (11.32%) LDAP
11 6 (11.32%) MPLS
11 6 (11.32%) PBX
General
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Architect
2 15 (28.30%) Network Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Presales Solution Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Wireless Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) CESG
3 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Migration
1 11 (20.75%) Presales
2 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (13.21%) Network Design
3 6 (11.32%) Email Filtering
3 6 (11.32%) Identity Management
3 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
3 6 (11.32%) SFIA
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Network Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Validation
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) SC Cleared
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) CCNA
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) CCDA
3 7 (13.21%) CCDP
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) CCVP
4 4 (7.55%) MCITP
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (11.32%) Nagios
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Cisco
2 22 (41.51%) Juniper
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Brocade
5 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.21%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) Mitel
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) Nokia
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.77%) VMware
10 1 (1.89%) Aruba
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) BT
10 1 (1.89%) Citrix
10 1 (1.89%) Lotus
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