Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 118 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 41 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.06% 0.99% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.40% 5.02% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 19
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% +12.50%
10th Percentile £170 £302 £279
90th Percentile £450 £631 £490
South East median daily rate £344 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -11.29% +10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +112.50% -43.66% +57.78%

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 641 717 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.65% 19.67% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 303 549
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £199 £205 £250
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 56 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.67% -50.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.75 £61.53
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +51.43% -45.31% +4.07%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -12 18 £425 +6.25% 7
Newbury -17 6 £338 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £338 -
Slough -6 1 £350 -45.10%
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) Unified Communications
3 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
4 18 (43.90%) IP Telephony
4 18 (43.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (39.02%) Project Management
6 14 (34.15%) LAN
6 14 (34.15%) WAN
7 13 (31.71%) Internet
8 12 (29.27%) WFM
9 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) MPLS
12 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
12 8 (19.51%) VPN
12 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 6 (14.63%) Migration
14 6 (14.63%) Firewall
15 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (12.20%) IVR
15 5 (12.20%) Data Management
15 5 (12.20%) CCNA
15 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.20%) CCIE
15 5 (12.20%) CCNP
15 5 (12.20%) PSTN
15 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Unified Communications
2 18 (43.90%) IP Telephony
3 14 (34.15%) LAN
3 14 (34.15%) WAN
4 13 (31.71%) Internet
5 9 (21.95%) MPLS
6 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
6 8 (19.51%) VPN
7 6 (14.63%) Firewall
8 5 (12.20%) Converged Networks
8 5 (12.20%) PSTN
8 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.76%) NGN
9 4 (9.76%) VPLS
10 3 (7.32%) DSL
10 3 (7.32%) PBX
11 2 (4.88%) BGP
11 2 (4.88%) IPsec
11 2 (4.88%) OSPF
11 2 (4.88%) SCCP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Project Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Unified Communications Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XMPP
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) COM
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) IVR
1 5 (12.20%) PMI
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) CCTV
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) BYOD
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) WFM
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Data Management
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.76%) Presales
9 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.88%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (4.88%) High Availability
10 2 (4.88%) Memory Management
10 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) CCIE
2 5 (12.20%) CCNA
2 5 (12.20%) CCNP
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.76%) CCDP
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.88%) CCDA
5 2 (4.88%) CCIP
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) GENBAND
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Juniper
3 2 (4.88%) Tandberg
4 1 (2.44%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Veeam