Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.95% 9.51% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.99% 22.52% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £298 £347 £305
% change year-on-year -14.27% +13.77% -15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -37.21% +32.31% -14.32%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 111 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 42.63% 42.21% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Solihull median daily rate £363 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.62% -9.64% +21.74%
10th Percentile £255 £169 £280
90th Percentile £414 £443 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Solihull

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Solihull

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) Presales
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) WLAN
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Mitel
5 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
5 5 (29.41%) HTTP
5 5 (29.41%) RTCP
5 5 (29.41%) RTP
5 5 (29.41%) Megaco
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) Brocade
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
7 3 (17.65%) SDH
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) DSL
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) HTTP
4 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
4 5 (29.41%) Megaco
4 5 (29.41%) RTCP
4 5 (29.41%) RTP
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
4 5 (29.41%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 3 (17.65%) SDH
6 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
7 2 (11.76%) DSL
7 2 (11.76%) GPON
8 1 (5.88%) DWDM
8 1 (5.88%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Presales
2 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) Mitel
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft