Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 149 150
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 41 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.97% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 5.87% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 31
East of England median daily rate £375 £145 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.62% -44.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £116 £155
90th Percentile £395 £338 £423
England median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.57 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.83% +10.49% -55.01%
10th Percentile £12.40 £15.26 £13.50
90th Percentile £18.60 £33.13 £24.35
England median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -12.35% +3.85% -22.00%

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 733 783 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.92% 16.43% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 348 454
East of England median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £253 £150 £161
90th Percentile £550 £549 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 95
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.00 £19.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% -14.57% -46.93%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.50 £45.10
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
Essex +16 26 £375 +215.79% 1
Hertfordshire -16 5 £413 +106.25% 14
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £383 -15.00% 1
Norfolk -2 3 £390 +35.65% 4
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) C
2 20 (48.78%) C++
2 20 (48.78%) IPv6
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 20 (48.78%) Qt
3 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 10 (24.39%) Android
5 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
7 7 (17.07%) VPN
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.76%) Wireless
9 4 (9.76%) Juniper
9 4 (9.76%) Aruba
9 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Office 365
10 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
10 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
10 3 (7.32%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.88%) Change Management
11 2 (4.88%) Nagios

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 2 (4.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) IPv6
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 9 (21.95%) LAN
4 8 (19.51%) WAN
5 7 (17.07%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.88%) BGP
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.88%) IPsec
8 2 (4.88%) ISDN
8 2 (4.88%) MPLS
8 2 (4.88%) OSPF
8 2 (4.88%) SSL
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Android Developer
1 10 (24.39%) C Developer
1 10 (24.39%) C/C++ Developer
1 10 (24.39%) C++ Developer
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
1 10 (24.39%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Linux Developer
1 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
2 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) IVR
2 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Android
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.44%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C
1 20 (48.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCIE
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Linux-HA
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) Aruba
2 4 (9.76%) Juniper
3 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Arista
4 2 (4.88%) Avaya
4 2 (4.88%) Brocade
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.88%) ShoreTel
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Exinda
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds