The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 32 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.43% 0.42% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 2.78% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 36 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.71% 15.25% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 33
Median daily rate £450 £238 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.47% -39.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £133 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.85 £24.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.38% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Oxford

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Oxford

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Oxford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) EPoS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Apache

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds