Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 135 139
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 25 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.92% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 3.47% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £319 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -17.74% +10.71%
10th Percentile £163 £201 £119
90th Percentile £400 £425 £475
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.57 £17.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -11.95% +59.00%
10th Percentile £18.17 £12.25 £18.79
90th Percentile £22.69 £36.55 £20.96
England median hourly rate £22.32 £16.81 £26.50
% change year-on-year +32.83% -36.58% +29.27%

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 408 432 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.02% 13.54% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 274 260
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £142
90th Percentile £530 £500 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £13.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.48% -20.40% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.26 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.38 £41.75 £39.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +16 10 £325 +39.78% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £225 - 3
Northamptonshire -8 4 £158 -60.63% 2
Derbyshire +11 3 £575 +95.74%
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (48.00%) CCNP
4 11 (44.00%) Wireless
5 10 (40.00%) Firewall
5 10 (40.00%) CCNA
6 8 (32.00%) Network Security
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (24.00%) Network Design
8 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) Exinda
9 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.00%) Network Optimisation
10 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
11 3 (12.00%) VLAN
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT

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 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Wireless
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
8 2 (8.00%) H.323
8 2 (8.00%) MGCP
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS
8 2 (8.00%) QSIG
8 2 (8.00%) RTP
8 2 (8.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Support
5 2 (8.00%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (12.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) HND
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Exinda
2 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (12.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (12.00%) BMC
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) F5
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Mitel
4 2 (8.00%) Red Box
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Veeam
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper