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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 64 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 1.72% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £313 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
VoIP
South West

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
122 116 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.44% 13.33% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
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 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) MD110
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (20.00%) Genesys
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Aastra
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Handset
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) MD110
3 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) ADSL
5 1 (6.67%) DMZ
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) PABX
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 3 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Aastra
3 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Genesys
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper