Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 57 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 -26
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.31% 2.47% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 9.97% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +15.00%
10th Percentile £410 £300 £290
90th Percentile £478 £463 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.47% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £75.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £75.25

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 229 341 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.71% 24.75% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 159 278
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £254
90th Percentile £575 £540 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £379
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.61% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +46.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £13.90 £18.81 £14.35
90th Percentile £40.20 £57.32 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year +30.19% -61.31% +0.74%

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 21 April 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Unified Communications
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (88.24%) IP Telephony
4 12 (70.59%) WFM
5 10 (58.82%) Project Management
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 7 (41.18%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (35.29%) IVR
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
10 5 (29.41%) PMI
10 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
11 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
11 4 (23.53%) ITIL
12 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.76%) CCIE
12 2 (11.76%) CCNP
12 2 (11.76%) High Availability
12 2 (11.76%) CTI
12 2 (11.76%) SCCP
12 2 (11.76%) QSIG
12 2 (11.76%) H.323
12 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
13 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
13 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering

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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Unified Communications
2 15 (88.24%) IP Telephony
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) CTI
4 2 (11.76%) H.323
4 2 (11.76%) QSIG
4 2 (11.76%) SCCP
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) ICMP
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) PBX
5 1 (5.88%) PSTN
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Project Manager
2 8 (47.06%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) IVR
2 5 (29.41%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) WFM
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Network Design
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) System Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sonus