The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 44 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.88% 1.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £125 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 76 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.85% 14.87% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 32
Average daily rate £320 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Gloucestershire region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Gloucestershire region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Filton - 2 - -
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 £125 - 1
VoIP
South West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Hitachi
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) GSM
8 2 (12.50%) LAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) GSM
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) LTE
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) WebEx
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HSPA
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (6.25%) VSAT
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Pentaho
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDA
4 1 (6.25%) CCENT
4 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) DameWare
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Hitachi
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
5 1 (6.25%) Canon
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos