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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 6 months to 13 August 2022 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
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 112 129 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -38 +62
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 5 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 0.22% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 1.32% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 9
10th Percentile £306 - £210
25th Percentile £336 £413 £258
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £444 £425 £320
Median % change year-on-year +4.41% +32.81% -14.67%
75th Percentile £550 £438 £338
90th Percentile £593 - £364
England median daily rate £385 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £16.75
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
75th Percentile - - £20.25
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.24 £18.50
% change year-on-year +18.58% +9.41% +2.78%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 437 378 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.26% 16.74% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 195 158
10th Percentile £188 £170 £170
25th Percentile £313 £309 £257
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £340
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -15.00%
75th Percentile £525 £481 £456
90th Percentile £625 £573 £529
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 37 14
10th Percentile - - £14.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £17.13
Median hourly rate £18.78 £18.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.31% -7.69% +20.37%
75th Percentile £64.50 £23.21 £40.69
90th Percentile £70.00 £36.64 £52.63
England median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% -26.67% +39.53%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VoIP in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VoIP in the East of England

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the East of England.

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 6 months to 13 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire - 8 £355 - 4
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £463 +8.82% 3
Essex - 4 £550 - 6
Suffolk - 4 £370 - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) RTP
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Social Skills
7 5 (23.81%) CI/CD
8 4 (19.05%) TestCafe
8 4 (19.05%) Locust
8 4 (19.05%) Robot Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) Taurus
8 4 (19.05%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation

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 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) AWS
1 4 (19.05%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) RTP
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
8 3 (14.29%) SSH
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JMeter
1 4 (19.05%) Locust
1 4 (19.05%) Robot Framework
1 4 (19.05%) TestCafe
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) LDAP
1 4 (19.05%) Taurus
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Anti-Spyware
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) CI/CD
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Bash
3 2 (9.52%) AWK
3 2 (9.52%) sed
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) NIST
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Observium
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Dialogic
4 2 (9.52%) Aruba
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade
4 2 (9.52%) Draytek
4 2 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) NETGEAR
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard