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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / East of England
Rank 113 116 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.70% 0.41% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 2.83% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 18
Median daily rate £285 £180 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +10.71% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £23.43 - £30.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.97 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.89 - £40.25
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 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 381 353 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.89% 14.37% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 196 188
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +81.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Hertfordshire +4 5 £275 - 2
Essex -3 4 £175 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £337 - 4
Norfolk -3 2 £273 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 19 (38.00%) Cisco
2 14 (28.00%) DNS
3 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (26.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (24.00%) Internet
4 12 (24.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) LAN
4 12 (24.00%) Network Security
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (22.00%) Cisco IPT
6 10 (20.00%) DHCP
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) CCNA
7 9 (18.00%) PBX
8 8 (16.00%) Firewall
9 7 (14.00%) ZigBee
9 7 (14.00%) PSTN
9 7 (14.00%) Linux
9 7 (14.00%) MS Office
9 7 (14.00%) Unix
9 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (12.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 6 (12.00%) EMC
10 6 (12.00%) Apple
10 6 (12.00%) Retail

VoIP
Top Related 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (24.00%) Internet
3 12 (24.00%) LAN
3 12 (24.00%) Network Security
3 12 (24.00%) WAN
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco IPT
5 10 (20.00%) DHCP
6 9 (18.00%) PBX
7 8 (16.00%) Firewall
8 7 (14.00%) PSTN
8 7 (14.00%) ZigBee
9 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 5 (10.00%) FTP
10 5 (10.00%) IPsec
10 5 (10.00%) OSPF
11 4 (8.00%) IMAP
11 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
11 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Automotive
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (4.00%) German Language
5 2 (4.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.00%) Finance
6 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
1 4 (8.00%) iOS SDK
1 4 (8.00%) RESTful
1 4 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.00%) HTC Vive
3 4 (8.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) iPad
4 3 (6.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) CCTV
6 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (8.00%) Android Development
2 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (8.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (6.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) CAD
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (4.00%) ITSM
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.00%) Service Management
4 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.00%) Network Management
5 1 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MOS
5 1 (2.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Apple
3 6 (12.00%) EMC
4 4 (8.00%) BT
5 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.00%) Autodesk
6 2 (4.00%) Avaya
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) Lotus
6 2 (4.00%) Mitel
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
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