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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 105 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing VoIP 41 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.84% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 7.52% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Median daily rate £325 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £291 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+63.90% +2.50%
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
456 266 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.41% 11.16% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 172
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 - 17 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 8 £215 - 4
Staffordshire -8 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Birmingham -11 5 £425 +254.16% 1
Shropshire -31 4 - - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 24 (40.00%) LAN
3 23 (38.33%) Wireless
4 22 (36.67%) WAN
5 20 (33.33%) Firewall
6 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (30.00%) CCNP
7 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (23.33%) Juniper
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.00%) VPN
10 12 (20.00%) MPLS
10 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (18.33%) VLAN
11 11 (18.33%) OSPF
11 11 (18.33%) BGP
11 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (16.67%) Network Security
13 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
13 9 (15.00%) Project Management
13 9 (15.00%) Network Design
14 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
14 8 (13.33%) DNS
14 8 (13.33%) DHCP
14 8 (13.33%) CCNA
14 8 (13.33%) PABX
14 8 (13.33%) NetScaler

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 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) LAN
2 23 (38.33%) Wireless
3 22 (36.67%) WAN
4 20 (33.33%) Firewall
5 12 (20.00%) MPLS
5 12 (20.00%) VPN
6 11 (18.33%) BGP
6 11 (18.33%) OSPF
6 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
6 11 (18.33%) VLAN
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (16.67%) Network Security
8 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (13.33%) DHCP
9 8 (13.33%) DNS
9 8 (13.33%) NetScaler
9 8 (13.33%) PABX
9 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) QlikView
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Network Architect
4 12 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Voice Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Wireless Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Network Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Network Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) EDI
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) MAPI
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) RFC 2833
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) IVR
3 6 (10.00%) Handset
4 3 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Fedora
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Network Design
1 9 (15.00%) Project Management
2 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.67%) Presales
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL
4 5 (8.33%) SFIA
5 4 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.67%) SOA
8 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.00%) CCNP
2 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) CCDP
4 3 (5.00%) CCVP
4 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) Cacti
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (23.33%) Juniper
3 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (11.67%) Mitel
6 6 (10.00%) Brocade
6 6 (10.00%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 5 (8.33%) F5
7 5 (8.33%) Siemens
8 3 (5.00%) Avaya
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.67%) Aruba
10 1 (1.67%) Google
10 1 (1.67%) Infor
10 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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