The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - 21 30
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 5.22% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 46.43% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £775 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.32%
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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.96% 11.24% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 29
Median daily rate £393 £233 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.81% -38.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £775 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 7
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Dorset region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Dorset region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 5 (100.00%) VPLS
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (100.00%) FabricPath
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard