The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 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)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.45% - 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £419 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +4.16% +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.52% +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 Colchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 8 7 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 25.81% 8.86% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £325 £175 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -56.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Colchester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Red Box
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) XMPP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP Voice
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Red Box