The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 45 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.22% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.27% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -6.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.31% 22.22% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 13
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (60.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco