Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 157 129
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +20
Contract jobs citing VoIP 48 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.72% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 4.15% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 53
East of England median daily rate £217 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.83% - +71.43%
10th Percentile £125 £175 £163
90th Percentile £426 £406 £535
England median daily rate £353 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -5.87% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 23
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £37.35 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.01% +82.20% -22.64%
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.76 £20.25
90th Percentile £22.15 £42.50 £33.75
England median hourly rate £16.81 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.78% +21.95% +2.50%

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 949 843 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.71% 17.31% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 471 527
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £194
90th Percentile £573 £538 £500
England median daily rate £405 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 62 132
East of England median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.56% +16.41% +30.61%
10th Percentile £12.81 £12.89 £10.28
90th Percentile £44.05 £44.98 £52.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.70% +15.00% +2.56%

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 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 19 £243 +39.37%
Bedfordshire -6 11 £130 -59.38% 2
Hertfordshire -1 10 £263 -22.22% 3
Essex -29 6 £413 +47.58% 2
Suffolk +17 2 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 27 (56.25%) LAN
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 20 (41.67%) WAN
4 18 (37.50%) ITIL
4 18 (37.50%) Windows
4 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) VMware
7 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Information Security
10 11 (22.92%) DNS
10 11 (22.92%) DHCP
10 11 (22.92%) Unified Communications
11 10 (20.83%) VPN
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (20.83%) Wireless
12 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
13 8 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.67%) XenApp
13 8 (16.67%) vSphere
13 8 (16.67%) Citrix
13 8 (16.67%) HP
13 8 (16.67%) CCNP
13 8 (16.67%) Mitel
14 7 (14.58%) RSA SecurID

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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 1 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) G Suite
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) LAN
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 20 (41.67%) WAN
4 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (22.92%) DHCP
5 11 (22.92%) DNS
5 11 (22.92%) Unified Communications
6 10 (20.83%) VPN
6 10 (20.83%) Wireless
7 6 (12.50%) HTTP
7 6 (12.50%) SMTP
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.25%) ISDN
9 3 (6.25%) MPLS
10 2 (4.17%) FTP
10 2 (4.17%) PBX
10 2 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Voice Specialist
3 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 7 (14.58%) RSA SecurID
3 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.25%) NHS
6 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) CCTV
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) Information Security
3 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Statistics
7 1 (2.08%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (10.42%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCENT
7 1 (2.08%) CCVP
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) XenApp
4 6 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.17%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) SmokePing
4 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.08%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Mitel
5 7 (14.58%) Dell
5 7 (14.58%) Google
5 7 (14.58%) McAfee
6 6 (12.50%) Veeam
7 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.25%) Red Box
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
9 2 (4.17%) BroadSoft
9 2 (4.17%) F5
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (4.17%) Meraki
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) Polycom
10 1 (2.08%) SAP