The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 23 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.37% 0.44% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 3.03% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
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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
25 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.92% 14.47% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 24
Average daily rate £325 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £281 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +107.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.46 £35.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Network Design
3 6 (42.86%) 4G
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) ATM
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
6 3 (21.43%) Military
6 3 (21.43%) LTE
6 3 (21.43%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) HND
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) PSTN
8 1 (7.14%) 3G
8 1 (7.14%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) 4G
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) ATM
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) PSTN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) 3G
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) EMC