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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 18 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.14% 0.53% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 4.55% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -32.65%
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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
24 22 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.57% 11.64% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 32
Average daily rate £398 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.40% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £283 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £14.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +187.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) ATM
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
4 2 (18.18%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) ATM
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) PSTN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) HND
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco