The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 / Middlesex
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.77% - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 14 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.15% 8.97% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Middlesex

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Middlesex

VoIP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) CCVP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCVP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper