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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East / Kent
Rank - 48 40
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 2.04% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +10.00% +22.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +158.06%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 50 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 11.03% 11.34% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 28
Median daily rate £313 £201 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.86% -42.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £466 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

VoIP
Top Related 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel