Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 105
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36 -34
Contract jobs citing VoIP 19 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.30% 1.28% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 5.76% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +44.68%
10th Percentile £386 £375 £294
90th Percentile £465 £435 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £421 £400 £344
% change year-on-year +5.31% +16.36% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £12.50

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 273 278 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.74% 22.20% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 139 264
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £21.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -9.84% +16.29%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.90 £11.45
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.76 £60.80
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.81
% change year-on-year +61.54% -30.87% -46.27%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Reading

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Reading

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) IP Telephony
2 10 (52.63%) Unified Communications
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (47.37%) WFM
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) PMI
6 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) IVR
7 4 (21.05%) Data Management
7 4 (21.05%) GENBAND
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) CCIE
9 2 (10.53%) CCNP
9 2 (10.53%) PBX
9 2 (10.53%) PSTN
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) IP Telephony
1 10 (52.63%) Unified Communications
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) PBX
4 2 (10.53%) PSTN
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) CTI
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) ISDN
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) QSIG
5 1 (5.26%) SCCP
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) PMI
2 4 (21.05%) IVR
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
1 9 (47.37%) WFM
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) GENBAND
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper