Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 162 160
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 38 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 4.29% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 13
East of England median daily rate £203 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £114 £153 £174
90th Percentile £357 £419 £370
England median daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £23.43 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -41.44% +95.12%
10th Percentile £12.51 £22.74 £37.50
90th Percentile £32.75 £23.91 £42.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.37% -18.06% +25.00%

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 712 722 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.16% 16.79% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 406 385
East of England median daily rate £375 £372 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -3.94% +10.71%
10th Percentile £151 £163 £202
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 63 54
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £38.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -34.85% +56.63%
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £24.62
% change year-on-year +0.50% -19.15% +14.49%

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 23 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 May 2018. 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 +11 20 £200 -20.00% 5
Essex +10 7 £205 -6.82%
Norfolk +3 5 £288 +5.50% 2
Suffolk -6 5 £140 - 3
Cambridgeshire -3 1 - - 6
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 (60.53%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Firewall
4 17 (44.74%) VMware
5 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
7 13 (34.21%) SMTP
8 12 (31.58%) LAN
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (28.95%) DNS
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) SLA
10 10 (26.32%) HP
10 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
11 9 (23.68%) Dell
11 9 (23.68%) HTTP
11 9 (23.68%) Information Security
12 8 (21.05%) Network Security
12 8 (21.05%) VPN
12 8 (21.05%) DHCP
12 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
13 7 (18.42%) Network Management
13 7 (18.42%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
13 7 (18.42%) Veeam
13 7 (18.42%) AS400

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) SMTP
2 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) HTTP
6 8 (21.05%) DHCP
6 8 (21.05%) Network Security
6 8 (21.05%) VPN
7 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 4 (10.53%) IPsec
8 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 3 (7.89%) Broadband
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.89%) FTP
10 2 (5.26%) VLAN
11 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Support
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) VoIP Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) AS400
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) PKI
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.63%) Animation
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Information Security
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.42%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (10.53%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
6 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Server Building
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (13.16%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 9 (23.68%) Dell
6 7 (18.42%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) Avaya
7 4 (10.53%) Mitel
8 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.63%) Huawei
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.63%) Nokia
9 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software