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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 2.48% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £168 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -55.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £331
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +40.24%  

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 189 161 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.69% 17.18% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 74
Median daily rate £388 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +4.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 -12 2 - -
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) Avaya
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 9 (64.29%) Ethernet
4 8 (57.14%) Remedy
4 8 (57.14%) Workflow
4 8 (57.14%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) IVR
5 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) MPLS
8 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (21.43%) VPN
10 2 (14.29%) WLAN
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) ADSL
10 2 (14.29%) OSPF
10 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) Juniper
10 2 (14.29%) BGP
10 2 (14.29%) SLA
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow

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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) ADSL
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (7.14%) ATM
6 1 (7.14%) DWDM
6 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.14%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) SDH
6 1 (7.14%) xDSL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Network Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Network Operations Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) IVR
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (7.14%) CMDB
5 1 (7.14%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Line Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) HP ASE
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Avaya
3 8 (57.14%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Genesys
5 1 (7.14%) HP