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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 68 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.38% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 4.35% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £278 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +46.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £303
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.10 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +13.33%
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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
111 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.92% 8.83% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 39
Average daily rate £375 £278 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -55.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) 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 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAP