Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 133 127
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 35 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.14% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 22
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.65% -20.31% -1.23%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £220
90th Percentile £533 £623 £490
South East median daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £17.25 - £11.75
90th Percentile £17.75 - £13.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% -31.54% +109.68%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 721 773 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.32% 19.31% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 337 486
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -3.57% -41.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £44.35 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Berkshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Berkshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Berkshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Berkshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 23 £375 +25.00% 2
Newbury -14 4 £463 +2.78%
Slough -8 3 £131 -79.04%
Windsor - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £593 - 1
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 22 (62.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (48.57%) ITIL
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) CCNP
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) LAN
6 9 (25.71%) MPLS
7 8 (22.86%) CCIE
7 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (17.14%) VPN
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.29%) Network Security
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
10 5 (14.29%) Data Management
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (14.29%) CCNA
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) Broadband
10 5 (14.29%) GENBAND
11 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
11 4 (11.43%) WLAN
11 4 (11.43%) PSTN
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) MPLS
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Broadband
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) PSTN
5 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
5 4 (11.43%) WLAN
6 3 (8.57%) Skype
6 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.71%) PBX
7 2 (5.71%) SDH
7 2 (5.71%) SNMP
7 2 (5.71%) VoLTE
7 2 (5.71%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (62.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Integrator
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) BYOD
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Data Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) BCP
5 3 (8.57%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Memory Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CCIE
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCDP
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CCDA
7 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) GENBAND
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Acme Packet
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) Sonus
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Riverbed