Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 137 136
Rank change year-on-year -40 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 33 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 1.08% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 6.05% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 55
East of England median daily rate £224 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.50% -16.67% +60.00%
10th Percentile £125 £166 £178
90th Percentile £368 £417 £533
England median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £23.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.11% +12.46% -22.64%
10th Percentile £13.82 £13.43 £20.25
90th Percentile £17.82 £35.75 £33.93
England median hourly rate £16.81 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -38.89% +34.15% +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 883 859 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.31% 17.85% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 465 429
East of England median daily rate £368 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £157 £197 £213
90th Percentile £562 £537 £538
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 70 120
East of England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £29.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +20.42% +17.92%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.05 £50.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Bedfordshire +1 9 £130 -64.63%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £263 -30.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 8 £293 +68.10%
Essex -25 6 £245 -2.00% 1
Suffolk +1 2 - - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
4 14 (42.42%) LAN
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
6 12 (36.36%) DHCP
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (30.30%) VPN
7 10 (30.30%) vSphere
8 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) XenApp
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (24.24%) McAfee
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (21.21%) HP
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (21.21%) Google
10 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (21.21%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (18.18%) Information Security
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (18.18%) SMTP

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) G Suite
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 12 (36.36%) DHCP
3 12 (36.36%) DNS
4 10 (30.30%) VPN
5 9 (27.27%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.18%) SMTP
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
8 5 (15.15%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) HTTP
9 4 (12.12%) MPLS
10 3 (9.09%) 4G
10 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
11 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (6.06%) HSRP
11 2 (6.06%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) AS400
5 1 (3.03%) CCTV
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Server Building
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCENT
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) vSphere
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (6.06%) PowerCLI
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SmokePing
4 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.03%) HP NNM
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) McAfee
4 7 (21.21%) Google
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 5 (15.15%) Mitel
6 4 (12.12%) Juniper
6 4 (12.12%) Veeam
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) BroadSoft
8 2 (6.06%) Clearswift
8 2 (6.06%) Huawei
8 2 (6.06%) Kaspersky
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) Polycom