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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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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
99 98 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.68% 11.20% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 32
Average daily rate £415 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £255 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.45 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) PABX
7 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (16.67%) Handset
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) BT
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) PABX
3 2 (16.67%) OpenScape
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Dell