The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 319 276
Rank change year-on-year -38 -43  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 249 342 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 4.42% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 193 237
Median daily rate £383 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £170 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +4.16% +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.40 £35.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.52% +40.24%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5923 7740 7498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.72% 15.88% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 4793 4296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 352 438
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in England

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in England

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in England

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in England

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VoIP in England

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 79 £369 -7.81% 46
South East +13 58 £388 +3.33% 27
West Midlands +24 31 £413 +18.70% 10
North West +19 25 £190 -49.33% 16
East of England -8 22 £208 -30.66% 13
South West -20 15 £254 -21.92% 7
Yorkshire +21 10 £413 +25.00% 6
East Midlands -4 7 £313 -10.77% 2
North East +68 3 £450 - 2
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 298 (55.08%) Cisco
2 194 (35.86%) WAN
3 191 (35.30%) Firewall
4 184 (34.01%) LAN
5 152 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
6 149 (27.54%) Windows
7 116 (21.44%) Microsoft
8 106 (19.59%) Active Directory
9 101 (18.67%) Telecoms
10 97 (17.93%) CCNP
11 95 (17.56%) VPN
12 91 (16.82%) Wireless
13 90 (16.64%) ITIL
14 87 (16.08%) TCP/IP
15 83 (15.34%) CCNA
16 76 (14.05%) DNS
17 74 (13.68%) VMware
18 72 (13.31%) Security Cleared
19 66 (12.20%) Data Centre
20 64 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
20 64 (11.83%) Migration
21 61 (11.28%) MPLS
21 61 (11.28%) Linux
21 61 (11.28%) Unified Communications
22 59 (10.91%) Windows Server
22 59 (10.91%) Project Management
23 58 (10.72%) CheckPoint
23 58 (10.72%) DHCP
24 57 (10.54%) Cisco CUCM
25 55 (10.17%) SC Cleared

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 47 (8.69%) MS Exchange
2 40 (7.39%) Skype for Business
3 35 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.85%) IIS
7 9 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.29%) Confluence
8 7 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.11%) Apache
9 6 (1.11%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.37%) CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Jetty
11 2 (0.37%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.37%) nginx
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.74%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.50%) Office 365
2 21 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.22%) SaaS
5 9 (1.66%) IaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.55%) Yammer
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.37%) G Suite
8 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 194 (35.86%) WAN
2 191 (35.30%) Firewall
3 184 (34.01%) LAN
4 95 (17.56%) VPN
5 91 (16.82%) Wireless
6 87 (16.08%) TCP/IP
7 76 (14.05%) DNS
8 61 (11.28%) MPLS
8 61 (11.28%) Unified Communications
9 58 (10.72%) DHCP
10 54 (9.98%) Network Security
11 48 (8.87%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (8.87%) OSPF
12 47 (8.69%) BGP
13 45 (8.32%) VLAN
14 42 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (6.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (6.84%) PBX
16 36 (6.65%) Ethernet
17 35 (6.47%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.66%) Redis
2 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.92%) dBASE
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.74%) MS Access
4 4 (0.74%) MySQL
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (2.40%) GCC
1 13 (2.40%) GDB
1 13 (2.40%) Subversion
1 13 (2.40%) Trac
2 10 (1.85%) JIRA
3 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.11%) CMake
4 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.11%) GoogleTest
4 6 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.74%) Valgrind
6 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.55%) VTune
7 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.37%) Xcode
8 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 101 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 53 (9.80%) Finance
3 20 (3.70%) Banking
4 9 (1.66%) Law
4 9 (1.66%) Legal
5 8 (1.48%) Retail
6 7 (1.29%) Back Office
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) French Language
9 4 (0.74%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Front Office
10 3 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 59 (10.91%) Analyst
3 48 (8.87%) Project Manager
4 41 (7.58%) Architect
5 37 (6.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 28 (5.18%) Support Engineer
7 27 (4.99%) Consultant
7 27 (4.99%) IT Support
8 23 (4.25%) Network Specialist
8 23 (4.25%) Support Analyst
9 22 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 21 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (3.88%) Voice Engineer
11 17 (3.14%) Desktop Support
12 16 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 16 (2.96%) Network Consultant
13 15 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (2.77%) Network Architect
13 15 (2.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (2.77%) XMPP
3 13 (2.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (2.40%) STL
4 12 (2.22%) XML
5 11 (2.03%) Web Services
6 10 (1.85%) 802.1X
7 9 (1.66%) CSS
7 9 (1.66%) RESTful
8 7 (1.29%) .NET
8 7 (1.29%) HTML
9 5 (0.92%) WAP
10 4 (0.74%) Android SDK
10 4 (0.74%) iOS SDK
11 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.55%) WCF
11 3 (0.55%) WF
12 2 (0.37%) J2EE
12 2 (0.37%) Servlets
13 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.65%) IVR
3 36 (6.65%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.14%) Handset
6 12 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.03%) iPad
7 11 (2.03%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.66%) Clustering
9 9 (1.66%) iPhone
10 7 (1.29%) BBC
10 7 (1.29%) CCTV
10 7 (1.29%) CESG
11 6 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (1.11%) Replication
12 5 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (27.54%) Windows
2 61 (11.28%) Linux
3 59 (10.91%) Windows Server
4 50 (9.24%) Windows 7
4 50 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (4.81%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.25%) Unix
8 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.85%) Android
9 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.29%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.64%) ITIL
2 64 (11.83%) Migration
3 59 (10.91%) Project Management
4 34 (6.28%) Network Design
5 31 (5.73%) Network Management
5 31 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
5 31 (5.73%) PRINCE2
6 29 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (4.81%) Open Source
8 23 (4.25%) Load Balancing
9 22 (4.07%) Information Security
9 22 (4.07%) Validation
10 21 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (3.70%) Patch Management
12 19 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.14%) High Availability
13 17 (3.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (2.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (2.77%) Incident Management
16 14 (2.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.91%) SQL
2 16 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 16 (2.96%) Python
3 14 (2.59%) C++
4 11 (2.03%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.85%) Perl
5 10 (1.85%) VBScript
6 9 (1.66%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.48%) C#
8 7 (1.29%) C
8 7 (1.29%) Java
8 7 (1.29%) Ruby
9 6 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 152 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (17.93%) CCNP
3 83 (15.34%) CCNA
4 72 (13.31%) Security Cleared
5 55 (10.17%) SC Cleared
6 41 (7.58%) CCIE
7 30 (5.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.88%) MCSE
9 19 (3.51%) Degree
10 17 (3.14%) CISSP
11 16 (2.96%) CCDP
11 16 (2.96%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.96%) SANS
11 16 (2.96%) SSCP
12 15 (2.77%) PMP
13 14 (2.59%) CCNP Voice
13 14 (2.59%) MCITP
13 14 (2.59%) PMI Certification
14 12 (2.22%) MCSA
15 10 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.25%) SLA
2 7 (1.29%) PMO
3 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 106 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.40%) XenApp
6 8 (1.48%) vSphere
7 6 (1.11%) Docker
8 5 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.55%) Firmware
10 3 (0.55%) NFS
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (10.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (6.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 25 (4.62%) SCCM
4 20 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 16 (2.96%) QRadar
6 12 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.66%) Kibana
7 9 (1.66%) logstash
8 7 (1.29%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.92%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.92%) Nagios
9 5 (0.92%) SCOM
10 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.74%) Netcool
10 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.74%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.55%) Cacti
11 3 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.55%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 298 (55.08%) Cisco
2 116 (21.44%) Microsoft
3 74 (13.68%) VMware
4 58 (10.72%) CheckPoint
5 50 (9.24%) Avaya
6 49 (9.06%) F5
7 41 (7.58%) Juniper
8 40 (7.39%) Citrix
9 34 (6.28%) HP
10 33 (6.10%) Apple
11 27 (4.99%) Palo Alto
12 26 (4.81%) SolarWinds
13 24 (4.44%) NetApp
14 20 (3.70%) Fortinet
14 20 (3.70%) Verint
15 18 (3.33%) IBM
16 17 (3.14%) LogRhythm
16 17 (3.14%) Splunk
17 16 (2.96%) Google
17 16 (2.96%) Mitel
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