The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 March 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 76 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 1.09% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £170 - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +11.78% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 204 183 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.79% 17.58% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 82 78
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -64.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Buckinghamshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Milton Keynes -2 8 £170 - 2
Marlow - 1 £600 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (57.14%) F5
4 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) WAN
5 14 (50.00%) CCNA
5 14 (50.00%) Avaya
6 13 (46.43%) Ethernet
6 13 (46.43%) MPLS
6 13 (46.43%) IVR
7 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
8 11 (39.29%) Workflow
8 11 (39.29%) Remedy
9 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 10 (35.71%) LAN
10 9 (32.14%) ADSL
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL
12 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (25.00%) Driving Licence
13 6 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (21.43%) e-Health
13 6 (21.43%) CA
14 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
14 5 (17.86%) CCNP
14 5 (17.86%) Finance
14 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
15 4 (14.29%) BGP
15 4 (14.29%) OSPF
15 4 (14.29%) Genesys

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
1 15 (53.57%) WAN
2 13 (46.43%) Ethernet
2 13 (46.43%) MPLS
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) ADSL
5 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (14.29%) BGP
6 4 (14.29%) OSPF
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (10.71%) IPsec
7 3 (10.71%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
8 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
8 2 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Network Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Network Operations Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) IVR
2 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (21.43%) e-Health
6 3 (10.71%) Clustering
7 1 (3.57%) CMDB
7 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Presales
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) F5
3 14 (50.00%) Avaya
4 11 (39.29%) Remedy
5 6 (21.43%) CA
6 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Genesys
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Aruba
8 3 (10.71%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) Altiris
9 2 (7.14%) Mitel
9 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 1 (3.57%) Juniper