The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.08% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
VoIP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.29% 8.11% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Bedford region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SecurID
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) 802.11
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) SecurID
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) TickIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) IronPort
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) VMware