Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 162 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 49 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 0.87% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 4.74% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 18
East of England median daily rate £242 £208 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -16.80% -21.88%
10th Percentile £116 £125 £168
90th Percentile £465 £390 £416
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -50.57% +65.85%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.40 £14.70
90th Percentile £19.95 £21.70 £36.50
England median hourly rate £22.82 £16.81 £27.50
% change year-on-year +35.81% -38.89% +34.15%

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 916 950 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.06% 18.34% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 478 470
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69% -2.70%
10th Percentile £178 £155 £200
90th Percentile £550 £562 £535
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 125 68
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% -30.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £12.78
90th Percentile £49.45 £47.40 £43.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.56 £22.67
% change year-on-year +7.74% -18.11% +10.57%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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 +5 17 £271 +3.25% 8
Essex -5 15 £119 -8.65% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £285 +9.09% 5
Suffolk -4 5 - - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (40.82%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) DHCP
3 17 (34.69%) C
4 15 (30.61%) Firewall
4 15 (30.61%) Network Security
5 14 (28.57%) WAN
6 13 (26.53%) DNS
6 13 (26.53%) Internet
7 12 (24.49%) VMware
7 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
8 11 (22.45%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) HTTP
8 11 (22.45%) C++
9 10 (20.41%) Broadband
9 10 (20.41%) VPN
9 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) SLA
11 8 (16.33%) ITIL
11 8 (16.33%) vSphere
12 7 (14.29%) DLNA
12 7 (14.29%) Office 365
12 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DHCP
2 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) Network Security
3 14 (28.57%) WAN
4 13 (26.53%) DNS
4 13 (26.53%) Internet
5 11 (22.45%) HTTP
6 10 (20.41%) Broadband
6 10 (20.41%) VPN
7 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (14.29%) DLNA
8 7 (14.29%) DSL
8 7 (14.29%) FTP
8 7 (14.29%) IPv4
8 7 (14.29%) IPv6
8 7 (14.29%) UPnP
9 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
10 5 (10.20%) IPsec
10 5 (10.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) GDB
2 4 (8.16%) Valgrind
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) C Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) VoIP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Ajax
1 7 (14.29%) CGI
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
1 7 (14.29%) JSON
2 4 (8.16%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
1 11 (22.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Media Streaming
3 6 (12.24%) PKI
4 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.12%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.08%) AS400
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) Handset
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.12%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
3 7 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
3 7 (14.29%) Scrum
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) SDLC
5 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Fault Management
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C
2 11 (22.45%) C++
3 7 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) C#
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCDA
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.16%) KVM
5 4 (8.16%) VirtualBox
6 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
7 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.12%) vMotion
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.04%) QRadar
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Avaya
5 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 4 (8.16%) Remedy
6 3 (6.12%) Apple
6 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.12%) Mitel
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.08%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (4.08%) Exinda
7 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.08%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) Polycom