The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 107 107
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 1.02% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 6.65% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Median daily rate £208 £300 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.66% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £180 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £320 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £331
% change year-on-year +3.57% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Median hourly rate £16.81 £37.35 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +82.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 391 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.39% 15.32% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 231 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 28 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £17.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £208 -20.61% 2
Hertfordshire +2 4 - - 5
Bedfordshire -16 4 £285 -10.93%
Essex -24 3 £419 +39.58% 3
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) LAN
3 17 (45.95%) WAN
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) DHCP
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (24.32%) DNS
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (18.92%) CCNP
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
11 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
11 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
11 6 (16.22%) Linux
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) Information Security
12 5 (13.51%) Wireless
12 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
12 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (13.51%) Apple
12 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
12 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (10.81%) Android SDK
13 4 (10.81%) Android Development
13 4 (10.81%) iOS Development

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) InfoPath
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) LAN
2 17 (45.95%) WAN
3 12 (32.43%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) DHCP
4 9 (24.32%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) WebEx
8 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
9 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (8.11%) ISDN
9 3 (8.11%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) WLAN
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (5.41%) HTTP
10 2 (5.41%) IPv4
10 2 (5.41%) OSPF
10 2 (5.41%) SMTP
10 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) IT Support
2 8 (21.62%) Network Specialist
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Voice Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Android Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (10.81%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Android SDK
1 4 (10.81%) iOS SDK
1 4 (10.81%) RESTful
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) HTC Vive
2 4 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 2 (5.41%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.70%) Animation
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) Android Development
3 4 (10.81%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Wireframes
4 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Information Governance
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) CAD
5 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP Voice
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) CCVP
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Apple
5 4 (10.81%) Mitel
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) MobileIron
6 3 (8.11%) Red Box
7 2 (5.41%) Autodesk
7 2 (5.41%) BMC
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.41%) TOWER Software
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper