Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 92 126
Rank change year-on-year -51 +34 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 28 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 1.80% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 7.87% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 18
Berkshire median daily rate £351 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £213
90th Percentile £478 £558 £538
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year -63.41% +69.95% +21.17%

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 786 915 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.12% 22.88% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 445 544
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £232 £225 £229
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 48
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.24% -51.45% +115.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.28 £13.99
90th Percentile £42.25 £55.00 £54.78
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -25 10 £401 -2.91% 1
Newbury - 7 £450 - 2
Bracknell -10 1 - - 1
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
5 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) DNS
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (14.29%) GENBAND
7 4 (14.29%) MPLS
7 4 (14.29%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) IVR
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Network Design
7 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.71%) CCNP
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) SCCP
8 3 (10.71%) H.323
8 3 (10.71%) VoWiFi
8 3 (10.71%) 4G
8 3 (10.71%) LTE
8 3 (10.71%) Huawei

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 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (10.71%) 4G
6 3 (10.71%) GGSN
6 3 (10.71%) H.323
6 3 (10.71%) LTE
6 3 (10.71%) SCCP
6 3 (10.71%) SGSN
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) VoWiFi
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) PBX
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Data Management
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) WFM
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMP
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) GENBAND
3 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.71%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) Acme Packet
4 1 (3.57%) Arista
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Brocade
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sonus