Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 141 144
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 27 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 1.07% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 6.32% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 29
East of England median daily rate £130 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.00% -31.03% +81.25%
10th Percentile £119 £181 £183
90th Percentile £367 £413 £425
England median daily rate £325 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -13.91% +0.67% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £23.06 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.61% -32.19% +38.78%
10th Percentile £10.70 £15.15 £17.60
90th Percentile £25.70 £34.73 £40.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -21.57% +41.67% +2.86%

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 762 759 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.21% 16.99% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 396 367
East of England median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £170 £216
90th Percentile £553 £550 £565
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 60 89
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.44 £11.90
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.88 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Essex -4 11 £168 -33.00% 3
Hertfordshire -10 7 £263 -12.50% 3
Bedfordshire -6 6 £130 -64.86% 5
Suffolk +4 2 - - 7
Norfolk -8 1 - - 10
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) DNS
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) vSphere
7 7 (25.93%) Office 365
8 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) MPLS
8 6 (22.22%) McAfee
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Avaya
9 5 (18.52%) SLA
9 5 (18.52%) Broadband
9 5 (18.52%) AS400
9 5 (18.52%) G Suite
9 5 (18.52%) XenApp
9 5 (18.52%) 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) G Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DHCP
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
4 5 (18.52%) Broadband
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) 4G
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.41%) MRTG
7 2 (7.41%) PBX
7 2 (7.41%) SAN
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Service Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) AS400
1 5 (18.52%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Server Building
3 2 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Design
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCENT
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) XenApp
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) PowerCLI
2 2 (7.41%) SmokePing
2 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) McAfee
5 5 (18.52%) Avaya
5 5 (18.52%) Google
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) Kaspersky
7 2 (7.41%) BroadSoft
7 2 (7.41%) Clearswift
7 2 (7.41%) F5
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Huawei
7 2 (7.41%) Meraki
7 2 (7.41%) Polycom
8 1 (3.70%) BT
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) SAP