The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.07% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 1.49% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £170 - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +11.78% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 162 134 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 21.74% 17.89% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 62 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Milton Keynes

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Milton Keynes

VoIP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) F5
4 14 (53.85%) WAN
5 13 (50.00%) Avaya
5 13 (50.00%) CCNA
5 13 (50.00%) MPLS
6 12 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 12 (46.15%) IVR
7 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
8 10 (38.46%) Workflow
9 9 (34.62%) Remedy
9 9 (34.62%) DNS
9 9 (34.62%) ADSL
9 9 (34.62%) LAN
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
11 6 (23.08%) CA
11 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
11 6 (23.08%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (23.08%) e-Health
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
12 5 (19.23%) CCNP
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 4 (15.38%) OSPF
13 4 (15.38%) Genesys
13 4 (15.38%) VPN

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) MPLS
4 12 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 9 (34.62%) ADSL
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (15.38%) BGP
7 4 (15.38%) OSPF
7 4 (15.38%) VPN
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) Network Security
8 3 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) NAS
9 2 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Network Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Network Operations Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) IVR
2 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 6 (23.08%) e-Health
5 3 (11.54%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Workflow
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Presales
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) F5
3 13 (50.00%) Avaya
4 9 (34.62%) Remedy
5 6 (23.08%) CA
6 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Genesys
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Aruba
8 3 (11.54%) HP
9 2 (7.69%) Altiris
9 2 (7.69%) Mitel
10 1 (3.85%) Juniper
10 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow