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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 32 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.76% 1.97% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 18.18% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £165 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +24.24%
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
42 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.91% 10.84% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Median daily rate £393 £225 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -4 2 £400 +150.00% 1
VoIP
South West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) WatchGuard
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) FabricPath
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4

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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) FabricPath
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel