Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.19% 1.81% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 11.69% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Kent median daily rate £363 £195 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.90% -13.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £356 £168 £173
90th Percentile £369 £305 £278
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -43.66% +86.84% +18.75%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 76 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.50% 15.49% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 38
Kent median daily rate £365 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.20% -24.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £127 £140 £257
90th Percentile £538 £448 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -44.45% +200.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco