Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 143 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -40 +22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 38 30 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.73% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 3.85% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 34
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.64% -13.94% +3.90%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £293
90th Percentile £500 £479 £557
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -1.32%
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 £20.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -51.22% +164.52%

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 813 780 950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.93% 19.01% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 332 475
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £250
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.46% -32.00% -6.54%

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 December 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 December 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 +6 25 £388 +10.71% 7
Newbury -6 5 £500 +11.11%
Slough -4 3 £131 -61.19% 1
Bracknell -9 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £593 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (31.58%) Network Security
3 12 (31.58%) CCNP
4 11 (28.95%) MPLS
4 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
5 10 (26.32%) WAN
5 10 (26.32%) LAN
5 10 (26.32%) Degree
5 10 (26.32%) Firewall
6 9 (23.68%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) CCIE
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle
7 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (15.79%) Network Management
9 6 (15.79%) High Availability
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
9 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 5 (13.16%) Security Testing

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 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Network Security
2 11 (28.95%) MPLS
2 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) LAN
3 10 (26.32%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) VPN
5 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
6 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) SDH
7 5 (13.16%) WLAN
8 4 (10.53%) 3G
8 4 (10.53%) 4G
8 4 (10.53%) Broadband
8 4 (10.53%) DSL
8 4 (10.53%) HTTP
8 4 (10.53%) SMS
8 4 (10.53%) SS7
8 4 (10.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
2 4 (10.53%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Integrator
5 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Senior IT Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) VXML
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.89%) IVR
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) RIA
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) High Availability
2 6 (15.79%) Network Management
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) BCP
3 5 (13.16%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 4 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (10.53%) Database Security
4 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM
4 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (7.89%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) Degree
4 9 (23.68%) CCIE
5 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) CCNA
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.89%) MCSE
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CCDP
9 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Acme Packet
4 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.53%) Sonus
5 3 (7.89%) Avaya
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy