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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 29 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.29% 2.30% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 14.29% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£165 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.20% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -2.63%
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
23 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.87% 16.13% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 12
Average daily rate £213 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.10% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £360 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 3 £165 - 1
Poole - - - -
VoIP
South West

VoIP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco