Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 July 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)
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 65 70
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.80% 1.12% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.19% 7.30% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Essex median daily rate £294 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% - +69.01%
10th Percentile £175 £262 £207
90th Percentile £432 £325 £450
East of England median daily rate £263 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +69.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Essex median hourly rate £23.43 £34.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.49% +131.33% -
10th Percentile £22.74 £34.70 £14.00
90th Percentile £23.91 £34.70 £21.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £37.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -55.01% +82.20% -19.61%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 167 137 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.11% 15.38% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 85 118
Essex median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +4.53%
10th Percentile £164 £222 £221
90th Percentile £599 £433 £475
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £35.35 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.83% -8.18% +43.93%
10th Percentile £10.58 £18.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £23.73 £42.70 £66.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -46.93% +55.44% -3.50%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Essex over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Colchester +10 2 £419 -
Basildon - 2 - -
VoIP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
1 4 (57.14%) WebEx
1 4 (57.14%) HTC Vive
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (57.14%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Red Box
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (42.86%) MobileIron
2 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) InfoPath

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco SocialMiner
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) WebEx
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) Telepresence
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) HTC Vive
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP Voice
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) MobileIron
1 3 (42.86%) Red Box
2 2 (28.57%) Autodesk
2 2 (28.57%) BMC