The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 4.62% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £339 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% +2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-43.06% +106.61%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 130 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.66% 14.77% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 64
Median daily rate £352 £363 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) Siemens
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) OpenScape
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Verint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) OpenScape
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Site Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Siemens
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Verint
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Varonis
3 1 (14.29%) Wyse