The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 56 65 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.53% 0.17% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 1.15% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £444 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +158.06%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 87 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 13.96% 14.52% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 74
Median daily rate £388 £371 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +18.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in West Sussex

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in West Sussex

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Crawley +10 3 £400 +100.00%
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) PSTN
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Aastra
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (25.00%) Mitel
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) BBC
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) PSTN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel PBX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) PBX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) BBC
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Aastra
3 3 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) Virgin Media
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) VMware