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 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 107 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 22 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.88% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 33
Median daily rate £400 £438 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +52.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £287 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £285
% change year-on-year +5.33% +31.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -55.55% +119.51%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 371 615 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.66% 24.67% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 296 316
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +26 9 £400 +31.14% 3
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (58.93%) CCNP
4 29 (51.79%) Telecoms
4 29 (51.79%) Unified Communications
5 27 (48.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 23 (41.07%) CCNA
7 20 (35.71%) CCIE
7 20 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 20 (35.71%) Cisco UCCE
8 17 (30.36%) Migration
9 11 (19.64%) MPLS
10 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.86%) WAN
10 10 (17.86%) LAN
10 10 (17.86%) Firewall
11 9 (16.07%) Network Design
12 8 (14.29%) IVR
13 7 (12.50%) IP Telephony
14 6 (10.71%) Windows
14 6 (10.71%) WLAN
14 6 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
15 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.93%) High Availability
15 5 (8.93%) VPN
15 5 (8.93%) Oracle
15 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
15 5 (8.93%) Project Management
15 5 (8.93%) H.323
16 4 (7.14%) CCVP

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 (3.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) Unified Communications
2 11 (19.64%) MPLS
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
3 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) WAN
4 7 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 6 (10.71%) WLAN
6 5 (8.93%) H.323
6 5 (8.93%) VPN
7 4 (7.14%) BGP
7 4 (7.14%) CTI
7 4 (7.14%) OSPF
8 3 (5.36%) DSL
8 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.36%) PBX
8 3 (5.36%) PSTN
8 3 (5.36%) SCCP
8 3 (5.36%) xDSL
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (51.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Design Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) VoIP Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Genesys Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XMPP
2 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.79%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) IVR
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) IPTV
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Network Design
3 6 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (8.93%) High Availability
4 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Information Security
7 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.57%) Network Management
7 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.57%) Validation
7 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.57%) WFM
8 1 (1.79%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (1.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (58.93%) CCNP
3 23 (41.07%) CCNA
4 20 (35.71%) CCIE
5 4 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (7.14%) CCVP
5 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) CISSP
7 2 (3.57%) SANS
7 2 (3.57%) SSCP
8 1 (1.79%) CCDP
8 1 (1.79%) CCIP
8 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.79%) SCSA
8 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (48.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.79%) Nessus
4 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.79%) Nmap
4 1 (1.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Genesys
4 3 (5.36%) Mitel
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Avaya
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.79%) GENBAND
6 1 (1.79%) Lancope
6 1 (1.79%) Meraki
6 1 (1.79%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.79%) Qualys
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Tandberg
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