Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 73 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 12 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 1.92% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 7.63% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Reading median daily rate £300 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £288 £350 £234
90th Percentile £443 £525 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £413 £385
% change year-on-year -18.18% +7.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Reading median hourly rate - - £14.75
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year - -15.25% -18.06%

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 244 367 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 25.17% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £259 £248 £210
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Back Office
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) FMCG
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) CTI
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (8.33%) CTI
4 1 (8.33%) H.323
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) PSTN
4 1 (8.33%) QSIG
4 1 (8.33%) SCCP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (41.67%) Back Office
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Junior
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sonus