Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 August 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 128 129
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 3.63% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £310
90th Percentile £385 £430 £475
England median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +15.85%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 405 413 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.26% 13.33% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 255 242
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.18% +17.50%
10th Percentile £127 £147 £213
90th Percentile £500 £532 £615
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -2.07% -27.50%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.96 £8.69
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £33.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the East Midlands

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the East Midlands

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the East Midlands

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the East Midlands

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Nottinghamshire +1 8 £325 - 6
Leicestershire +9 3 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £225 -
Northamptonshire -19 1 - - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Mitel
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
5 2 (13.33%) Ticket Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Red Box
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) PBX
4 2 (13.33%) PSTN
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) SMS
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Broadband
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
2 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IP Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SAN Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) SAN Support
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Telephony Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Telephony Support
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Security
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Ticket Management
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Mitel
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Box
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) VMware