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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - 10 10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.56% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 11.11% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £125 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -52.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware