Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 May 2020 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)
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 223 270
Rank change year-on-year +91 +47 -74
Contract jobs citing VoIP 107 152 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.04% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 6.27% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 82 63
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £130 £181 £140
90th Percentile £494 £488 £538
England median daily rate £375 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.61% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.54 £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.02% +104.55% -7.37%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £34.20 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.02 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.90% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,286 2,426 2,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.91% 16.56% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 1,405 1,336
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +2.36%
10th Percentile £173 £213 £200
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 132 157
Median hourly rate £32.25 £17.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.71% -30.16% +49.25%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £51.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VoIP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VoIP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +61 52 £400 +45.45% 3
Berkshire +51 33 £400 +23.08% 1
Hampshire +66 28 £394 +96.88% 3
Surrey +61 16 £130 -62.59% 1
Oxfordshire +23 10 £288 +4.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 9 £450 +85.57%
East Sussex +33 8 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex +10 3 - - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 49 (45.79%) Windows
2 46 (42.99%) Cisco
3 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
4 41 (38.32%) Office 365
5 37 (34.58%) Windows 10
6 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
7 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
7 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
8 25 (23.36%) Firewall
8 25 (23.36%) WAN
9 22 (20.56%) LAN
9 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (19.63%) VPN
11 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
11 20 (18.69%) Wireless
12 19 (17.76%) Project Delivery
13 18 (16.82%) VMware
13 18 (16.82%) CCNA
14 17 (15.89%) SCCM
15 16 (14.95%) SLA
15 16 (14.95%) Juniper
15 16 (14.95%) MPLS
15 16 (14.95%) DNS
16 15 (14.02%) Migration
16 15 (14.02%) IPsec
17 14 (13.08%) ITIL
17 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
17 14 (13.08%) Unified Communications
17 14 (13.08%) Incident Management
18 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Office

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 41 (38.32%) Office 365
2 12 (11.21%) Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Asana
4 1 (0.93%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.36%) Firewall
1 25 (23.36%) WAN
2 22 (20.56%) LAN
3 21 (19.63%) VPN
4 20 (18.69%) Wireless
5 16 (14.95%) DNS
5 16 (14.95%) MPLS
6 15 (14.02%) IPsec
7 14 (13.08%) Unified Communications
8 13 (12.15%) Ethernet
9 12 (11.21%) VLAN
10 11 (10.28%) DHCP
11 9 (8.41%) Internet
11 9 (8.41%) OSPF
12 8 (7.48%) IKE
12 8 (7.48%) Multicast
12 8 (7.48%) Network Security
12 8 (7.48%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.48%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Billing
3 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (22.43%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Desktop Support
2 14 (13.08%) Network Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (9.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) IT Support
8 6 (5.61%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Customer Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Customer Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) CCTV
4 4 (3.74%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.93%) e-Health
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Windows
2 37 (34.58%) Windows 10
3 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (5.61%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.74%) Android
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Project Delivery
2 15 (14.02%) Migration
3 14 (13.08%) Incident Management
3 14 (13.08%) ITIL
4 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (9.35%) Product Management
5 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.54%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (6.54%) Network Design
6 7 (6.54%) Presales
7 6 (5.61%) Change Management
7 6 (5.61%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.61%) Process Management
7 6 (5.61%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (4.67%) Communications Security
8 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.67%) Server Building
8 5 (4.67%) Service Management
8 5 (4.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.82%) CCNA
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (6.54%) CCNP
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.61%) CCDP
7 6 (5.61%) MCSE
8 5 (4.67%) BC Cleared
8 5 (4.67%) CCIP
8 5 (4.67%) Degree
9 2 (1.87%) APMP
10 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CCIE
10 1 (0.93%) MCP
10 1 (0.93%) MCSA
10 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.67%) QA
4 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.87%) GDPR
6 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.48%) vSphere
4 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) SCCM
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.80%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (2.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.93%) Nessus
5 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) Cisco
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.82%) VMware
4 16 (14.95%) Juniper
5 8 (7.48%) Citrix
6 7 (6.54%) Apple
7 5 (4.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.74%) Avaya
8 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.74%) Huawei
8 4 (3.74%) SAP
9 3 (2.80%) Adobe
9 3 (2.80%) Mitel
10 2 (1.87%) Meraki
10 2 (1.87%) Nokia
10 2 (1.87%) Radware
10 2 (1.87%) Redback
11 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.93%) Zscaler