The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 68 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 8.70% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£300 - £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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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
116 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.49% 9.80% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 42
Average daily rate £360 £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £198 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.13 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £18.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Handset
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) PABX
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) OpenScape
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) DNS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PABX
3 2 (33.33%) OpenScape
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Handset
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP