Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 253 227
Rank change year-on-year +73 -26 -74
Contract jobs citing VoIP 130 137 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 5.27% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 82
South East median daily rate £394 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.42% +5.71% -6.29%
10th Percentile £163 £146 £131
90th Percentile £515 £602 £574
England median daily rate £350 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -5.41% +13.85% -13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
South East median hourly rate £17.35 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.44% +172.73% -59.76%
10th Percentile £15.46 £29.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.88 £47.50 £46.17
England median hourly rate £17.77 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -21.02% +12.50% -21.57%

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 1,896 2,600 2,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.75% 16.27% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1,418 1,487
South East median daily rate £400 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +2.19% -
10th Percentile £180 £213 £162
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 140 139
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.56 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.83% +3.10% -16.28%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.15% -6.38% -6.98%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor 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 22 February 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 +47 55 £319 -15.00% 20
Hampshire +76 43 £375 +59.57% 20
Berkshire +20 31 £400 - 2
Surrey +66 16 £525 +200.00% 11
Oxfordshire +25 15 £180 -30.77% 4
East Sussex +16 11 £500 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 9 £338 +159.62% 14
West Sussex -2 4 - - 13
Kent +12 1 - - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 61 (46.92%) Office 365
3 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
4 51 (39.23%) Windows 10
5 49 (37.69%) Cisco
6 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
7 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 27 (20.77%) Firewall
9 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 25 (19.23%) WAN
11 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (17.69%) ITIL
13 20 (15.38%) Wireless
13 20 (15.38%) LAN
13 20 (15.38%) CCNA
13 20 (15.38%) Project Delivery
14 19 (14.62%) SCCM
15 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
15 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
16 17 (13.08%) VPN
16 17 (13.08%) DNS
16 17 (13.08%) VMware
17 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (11.54%) IPsec
18 15 (11.54%) VLAN
19 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
19 14 (10.77%) DHCP
19 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
19 14 (10.77%) Juniper
20 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 18 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.77%) Confluence
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (46.92%) Office 365
2 12 (9.23%) Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Asana
4 1 (0.77%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) Firewall
2 25 (19.23%) WAN
3 20 (15.38%) LAN
3 20 (15.38%) Wireless
4 17 (13.08%) DNS
4 17 (13.08%) VPN
5 15 (11.54%) IPsec
5 15 (11.54%) VLAN
6 14 (10.77%) DHCP
6 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.69%) MPLS
8 9 (6.92%) Network Security
8 9 (6.92%) OSPF
8 9 (6.92%) Unified Communications
9 8 (6.15%) IKE
9 8 (6.15%) Multicast
9 8 (6.15%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (5.38%) BGP
10 7 (5.38%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 18 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Advertising
3 2 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) French Language
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Military
4 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 19 (14.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 17 (13.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (12.31%) Network Engineer
8 15 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 15 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 11 (8.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (6.92%) Architect
12 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
12 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.62%) Service Analyst
13 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
14 5 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
14 5 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
14 5 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) XMPP
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.08%) Clustering
4 4 (3.08%) iPhone
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) PDA
4 4 (3.08%) PKI
4 4 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.54%) iPad
5 2 (1.54%) IVR
5 2 (1.54%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.77%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) e-Health
6 1 (0.77%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.77%) Handset
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 51 (39.23%) Windows 10
3 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.38%) Android
6 6 (4.62%) Mac OS
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Unix
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) ITIL
2 20 (15.38%) Project Delivery
3 13 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (9.23%) Migration
5 9 (6.92%) Network Design
5 9 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (5.38%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.62%) Regulatory Compliance
7 6 (4.62%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.85%) Availability Management
8 5 (3.85%) Change Management
8 5 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.85%) Product Management
8 5 (3.85%) Server Building
8 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) C
1 4 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (15.38%) CCNA
4 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.69%) MCSE
6 9 (6.92%) CCNP
7 6 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.62%) CCIE
8 4 (3.08%) CISSP
8 4 (3.08%) Degree
8 4 (3.08%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (2.31%) CCDP
10 2 (1.54%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.54%) CCIP
10 2 (1.54%) MCP
10 2 (1.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.77%) ACMT
11 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.77%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
2 8 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.54%) GDPR
4 2 (1.54%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.77%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.15%) vSphere
3 7 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.77%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (14.62%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.54%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) Nessus
6 1 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (37.69%) Cisco
2 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.08%) VMware
4 14 (10.77%) Juniper
5 12 (9.23%) Citrix
6 11 (8.46%) Apple
7 7 (5.38%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.62%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.08%) Avaya
10 4 (3.08%) Meraki
10 4 (3.08%) Mitel
10 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.31%) SAP
12 2 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.54%) Dell
12 2 (1.54%) HP
12 2 (1.54%) Nokia
12 2 (1.54%) Qualys