The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 27 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.31% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 4.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £400 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +255.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.36% 23.15% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 7
Average daily rate £360 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £345 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 £9.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -74.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Nokia
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
2 8 (88.89%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) RSVP
2 8 (88.89%) VRRP
2 8 (88.89%) Radware
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
2 8 (88.89%) UMTS
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) SNMP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) Redback
2 8 (88.89%) Huawei
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Network Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Network Management
2 8 (88.89%) FWSM
2 8 (88.89%) HSRP
2 8 (88.89%) LTE
3 7 (77.78%) Validation
4 6 (66.67%) Ericsson

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) RSVP
1 8 (88.89%) VRRP
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
1 8 (88.89%) UMTS
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (88.89%) LTE
1 8 (88.89%) FWSM
1 8 (88.89%) HSRP
1 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
1 8 (88.89%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Network Architecture
1 8 (88.89%) Network Management
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) Nokia
2 8 (88.89%) Radware
2 8 (88.89%) Redback
2 8 (88.89%) Huawei
3 6 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint