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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / South East
Rank 167 162 153
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 86 103 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.12% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.87% 5.05% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 64
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £199 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +11.78% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.30% +34.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1465 2039 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 22.11% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1128 994
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 103 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 26 £385 +10.00% 5
Berkshire +23 18 £400 - 8
Surrey +17 16 £425 -5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 10 £170 - 3
West Sussex +9 8 £444 +121.87%
Oxfordshire -9 5 £450 +63.63% 5
Sussex - 2 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 164 (73.54%) Cisco
2 95 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (41.26%) Telecoms
4 72 (32.29%) Firewall
5 62 (27.80%) CCNP
6 61 (27.35%) CCNA
7 57 (25.56%) WAN
8 47 (21.08%) Unified Communications
9 45 (20.18%) LAN
10 42 (18.83%) Cisco CUCM
11 40 (17.94%) ITIL
11 40 (17.94%) Linux
12 37 (16.59%) Microsoft
13 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
14 34 (15.25%) Windows
15 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
16 32 (14.35%) PBX
16 32 (14.35%) CheckPoint
17 30 (13.45%) Active Directory
17 30 (13.45%) Migration
18 29 (13.00%) CCIE
18 29 (13.00%) MPLS
19 28 (12.56%) VMware
19 28 (12.56%) Cisco UCCE
19 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
20 27 (12.11%) IVR
20 27 (12.11%) GSM
20 27 (12.11%) Ethernet
21 26 (11.66%) UMTS
21 26 (11.66%) High Availability

VoIP
Top Related 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 22 (9.87%) Skype for Business
2 14 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (6.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (5.38%) MS Office
2 11 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (32.29%) Firewall
2 57 (25.56%) WAN
3 47 (21.08%) Unified Communications
4 45 (20.18%) LAN
5 32 (14.35%) PBX
6 29 (13.00%) MPLS
7 27 (12.11%) Ethernet
7 27 (12.11%) GSM
8 26 (11.66%) LTE
8 26 (11.66%) UMTS
9 25 (11.21%) RTP
10 23 (10.31%) Diameter Protocol
11 22 (9.87%) Asterisk PBX
11 22 (9.87%) RANAP
12 21 (9.42%) Skype
12 21 (9.42%) VPN
13 20 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (8.52%) Wireless
15 17 (7.62%) DNS
16 16 (7.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) MySQL
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (9.87%) GCC
1 22 (9.87%) GDB
1 22 (9.87%) Subversion
1 22 (9.87%) Trac
2 3 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) CMake
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Valgrind
General
1 92 (41.26%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.83%) Finance
3 3 (1.35%) Advertising
3 3 (1.35%) Legal
3 3 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Banking
4 2 (0.90%) Local Government
4 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 22 (9.87%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (9.87%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.52%) Analyst
6 18 (8.07%) Design Engineer
7 17 (7.62%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Network Analyst
9 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 12 (5.38%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (4.93%) Network Operations Analyst
10 11 (4.93%) Operations Analyst
11 10 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.04%) VoIP Engineer
13 8 (3.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.31%) STL
2 22 (9.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (6.28%) XML
4 4 (1.79%) XMPP
5 3 (1.35%) Web Services
6 2 (0.90%) .NET
6 2 (0.90%) J2EE
6 2 (0.90%) WAP
7 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.45%) HTML
7 1 (0.45%) JTAPI
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) RFC 2833
7 1 (0.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.11%) IVR
3 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.14%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.69%) e-Health
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) PMI
7 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.90%) BBC
9 2 (0.90%) CCTV
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.94%) Linux
2 34 (15.25%) Windows
3 21 (9.42%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.38%) Unix
7 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.94%) ITIL
2 30 (13.45%) Migration
3 26 (11.66%) High Availability
4 25 (11.21%) Network Design
5 23 (10.31%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.87%) Cross-Platform Development
6 22 (9.87%) OO
7 21 (9.42%) Project Management
8 17 (7.62%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.28%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (5.38%) Multithreading
11 11 (4.93%) Workflow
12 9 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.04%) Validation
13 7 (3.14%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.69%) Change Management
14 6 (2.69%) Performance Engineering
15 5 (2.24%) ITIL V3
15 5 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (2.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.76%) C++
2 16 (7.17%) VBScript
3 14 (6.28%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.69%) SQL
5 2 (0.90%) Perl
5 2 (0.90%) Python
5 2 (0.90%) Ruby
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 95 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (27.80%) CCNP
3 61 (27.35%) CCNA
4 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
5 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
6 29 (13.00%) CCIE
7 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (7.17%) MCSA
9 15 (6.73%) Degree
10 14 (6.28%) MCITP
11 6 (2.69%) CCDP
11 6 (2.69%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.24%) CCNP Voice
12 5 (2.24%) CCVP
13 4 (1.79%) MCSE
14 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.90%) CCIP
15 2 (0.90%) CISSP
15 2 (0.90%) PMP
15 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.90%) PMBOK
2 2 (0.90%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.83%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (18.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (12.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 25 (11.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.69%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.79%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.90%) SCCM
6 2 (0.90%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.45%) DameWare
7 1 (0.45%) Nessus
7 1 (0.45%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.45%) Nmap
7 1 (0.45%) QRadar
7 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 164 (73.54%) Cisco
2 37 (16.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.35%) CheckPoint
4 28 (12.56%) VMware
5 24 (10.76%) F5
6 19 (8.52%) Avaya
7 15 (6.73%) Remedy
8 14 (6.28%) NetApp
9 11 (4.93%) HP
10 9 (4.04%) Apple
10 9 (4.04%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.04%) Juniper
11 8 (3.59%) Genesys
12 7 (3.14%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.69%) CA
13 6 (2.69%) Mitel
13 6 (2.69%) Oracle
14 4 (1.79%) Aastra
14 4 (1.79%) BMC
15 3 (1.35%) Aruba
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