The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Dorset 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 29 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.43% 1.08% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 8.00% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate - £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.08% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -4.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.78% 13.44% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 25
Average daily rate £415 £263 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.09% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
VoIP
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Dorchester - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
VoIP
South West

VoIP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (40.00%) UAG
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) HP