The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 64 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +0.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 64 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.64% 11.96% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +57.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VoIP
South West

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Tektronix
6 1 (8.33%) Lync
6 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) STUN
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) SGSN
6 1 (8.33%) LTE
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) VMware

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) STUN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) SGSN
4 1 (8.33%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Tektronix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya