Period
to 22 January 2018

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 January 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)
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.49% 2.52% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 14.39% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Essex median daily rate £130 £250 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.00% -3.85% +55.22%
10th Percentile £110 £203 £244
90th Percentile £367 £288 £310
East of England median daily rate £130 £250 £290
% change year-on-year -48.00% -13.79% +54.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Essex median hourly rate - £31.81 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.46% +126.67%
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £23.06 £20.50
% change year-on-year -27.11% +12.46% -16.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 109 139 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.24% 17.48% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 100 76
Essex median daily rate £435 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £159 £200 £231
90th Percentile £600 £568 £569
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.73% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Essex median hourly rate £25.00 £34.00 £29.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +15.41% +5.46%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.00 £45.41
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 £34.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year -18.25% +9.60% +27.55%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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
Witham - 2 £361 -
Brentwood -9 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - - 1
VoIP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) Avaya
4 5 (50.00%) Broadband
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Kaspersky
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint

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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Broadband
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (20.00%) MRTG
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Server Building
1 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) PowerCLI
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SmokePing
1 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) Kaspersky
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Meraki
5 2 (20.00%) Polycom
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp