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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 59 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.80% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £331
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.60% +40.24%  

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 141 111 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.03% 16.62% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -43.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

VoIP
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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Avaya
3 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Remedy
4 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) IVR
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Clustering
8 1 (10.00%) DWDM

VoIP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) ADSL
6 1 (10.00%) ATM
6 1 (10.00%) DWDM
6 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) PBX
6 1 (10.00%) SDH
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) xDSL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (50.00%) IVR
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Avaya
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Genesys
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow