Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 164 142
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 34 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.73% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 4.34% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 16
East of England median daily rate £268 £168 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.70% -33.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £133 £125 £168
90th Percentile £456 £365 £418
England median daily rate £365 £336 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% -10.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £23.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -27.11% +12.46%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.15 £15.15
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.82 £34.73
England median hourly rate £23.75 £16.45 £27.50
% change year-on-year +44.35% -40.17% +35.80%

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 850 807 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.88% 16.86% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 403 413
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £152 £192
90th Percentile £550 £551 £549
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 103 55
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% -18.84% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.11 £13.95
90th Percentile £53.15 £49.25 £44.65
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Hertfordshire +13 15 £300 +6.67% 11
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £268 -8.55% 3
Essex -15 9 £163 +25.00% 2
Suffolk -4 1 - - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) WAN
4 12 (35.29%) DHCP
4 12 (35.29%) C
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Internet
5 11 (32.35%) HTTP
6 10 (29.41%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) C++
6 10 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (26.47%) Broadband
7 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) Network Security
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) JSON
10 6 (17.65%) UPnP
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) Ajax
10 6 (17.65%) Media Streaming
10 6 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Wireless
10 6 (17.65%) Scrum

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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) WAN
2 12 (35.29%) DHCP
2 12 (35.29%) Internet
3 11 (32.35%) HTTP
4 10 (29.41%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) Broadband
6 8 (23.53%) DNS
7 7 (20.59%) Network Security
7 7 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (17.65%) DLNA
8 6 (17.65%) DSL
8 6 (17.65%) FTP
8 6 (17.65%) IPv4
8 6 (17.65%) IPv6
8 6 (17.65%) UPnP
8 6 (17.65%) VPN
8 6 (17.65%) Wireless
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) LAN
10 4 (11.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) GDB
2 4 (11.76%) Valgrind
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) C Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Major Incident Manager
4 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Ajax
1 6 (17.65%) CGI
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
1 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 4 (11.76%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (17.65%) Media Streaming
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) Handset
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
3 6 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (17.65%) Innovative Thinking
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (8.82%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) SIEM
8 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C
2 10 (29.41%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCDA
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) KVM
4 4 (11.76%) VirtualBox
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) Firmware
7 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
1 3 (8.82%) vMotion
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) QRadar
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) Remedy
5 3 (8.82%) Avaya
5 3 (8.82%) Mitel
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Exinda
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos