Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 154 151
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 57 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 5.40% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 13
East of England median daily rate £188 £261 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.23% -12.92% +9.09%
10th Percentile £116 £151 £175
90th Percentile £391 £423 £350
England median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
East of England median hourly rate £18.57 £16.81 £37.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -55.01% +82.20%
10th Percentile £15.26 £13.51 £17.76
90th Percentile £33.13 £24.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +15.85%

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 836 852 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.76% 18.20% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 452 479
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £179 £200
90th Percentile £562 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 98 64
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.98 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% -49.39% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.47 £12.76
90th Percentile £50.50 £42.65 £45.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 21 £175 -28.21% 6
Essex +11 12 £119 -59.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 10 £325 +24.40% 3
Suffolk - 10 £140 - 1
Norfolk +19 4 £288 +0.88% 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (50.88%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) Firewall
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 22 (38.60%) VMware
4 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (33.33%) Network Security
6 18 (31.58%) DNS
7 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
7 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
8 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
9 15 (26.32%) VPN
9 15 (26.32%) DHCP
10 14 (24.56%) WAN
10 14 (24.56%) HTTP
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL
10 14 (24.56%) C
11 12 (21.05%) SLA
11 12 (21.05%) SMTP
11 12 (21.05%) LAN
11 12 (21.05%) Network Management
12 11 (19.30%) vSphere
12 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.30%) Ethernet
12 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
13 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
13 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (17.54%) Linux
13 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
14 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation

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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) Firewall
2 19 (33.33%) Network Security
3 18 (31.58%) DNS
4 15 (26.32%) DHCP
4 15 (26.32%) VPN
5 14 (24.56%) HTTP
5 14 (24.56%) WAN
6 12 (21.05%) LAN
6 12 (21.05%) SMTP
7 11 (19.30%) Ethernet
7 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
8 9 (15.79%) IPsec
9 8 (14.04%) Broadband
9 8 (14.04%) FTP
10 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (8.77%) DSL
11 5 (8.77%) Internet
11 5 (8.77%) IPv4
11 5 (8.77%) IPv6
11 5 (8.77%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 9 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.77%) Developer
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Incident Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Ajax
1 5 (8.77%) CGI
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
1 5 (8.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.79%) PKI
3 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.77%) AS400
4 5 (8.77%) Media Streaming
5 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) Animation
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) Handset
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Network Management
3 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.79%) Information Security
3 9 (15.79%) SDLC
3 9 (15.79%) Test Planning
3 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 6 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (8.77%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (8.77%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (8.77%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) Fault Management
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) C
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) C++
3 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (7.02%) MCP
5 3 (5.26%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.30%) vSphere
4 7 (12.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.51%) vMotion
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Cisco
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) Dell
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Veeam
6 5 (8.77%) Avaya
7 4 (7.02%) Mitel
7 4 (7.02%) Remedy
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) Nokia
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 2 (3.51%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.75%) Sophos