Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 138 126
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.96% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
East Midlands median daily rate £319 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +10.71% +64.71%
10th Percentile £201 £119 £291
90th Percentile £425 £475 £415
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +59.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £18.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £36.55 £20.96 £17.70
England median hourly rate £16.81 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -38.89% +34.15% +2.50%

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 462 405 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.38% 12.28% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 265 197
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +7.45% -3.72%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £166
90th Percentile £500 £523 £479
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.30 £39.13 £38.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire -2 6 £294 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £233 -45.29% 2
Leicestershire -7 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £400 - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Aruba
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Skype
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Avaya
7 3 (18.75%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) Meraki
7 3 (18.75%) HSRP
7 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
7 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
7 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) G Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Google Drive
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Skype
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) HSRP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) FCoE
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
7 1 (6.25%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Communications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
3 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Aruba
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
3 3 (18.75%) Meraki
3 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
3 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Northgate
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec