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 3 months to 30 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 91 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.75% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £413 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £152 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £320 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +11.78% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -56.25% +102.53%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 171 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.72% 10.37% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 104 81
Median daily rate £300 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -23.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 30 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
Derbyshire -9 2 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £400 - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Junos
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
7 2 (12.50%) WAAS
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) HSRP
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
7 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring

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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) HSRP
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) Junos
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (12.50%) Telepresence
4 2 (12.50%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
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
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCDP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Radware
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware