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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 11 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.58% 1.57% 8.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 8.33% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
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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
36 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.27% 18.90% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £383 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £331 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Lync
3 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (7.69%) UAG
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) Skype
8 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) SCOM
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) Windows XP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) CRM
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) VMware