The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 95 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 29 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.33% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 3.44% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 6
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£300 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +10.47%
VoIP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
451 320 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.65% 18.41% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 167 141
Average daily rate £347 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 50
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Fareham - 4 £331 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £300 - 1
Basingstoke -3 2 £155 -
Southampton -5 1 £170 -
Winchester - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) WAN
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) ITIL
6 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
6 13 (38.24%) IP Telephony
7 12 (35.29%) CCNA
8 10 (29.41%) IVR
8 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 9 (26.47%) PBX
10 8 (23.53%) Firewall
10 8 (23.53%) Telemarketing
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) ISDN
12 6 (17.65%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
13 5 (14.71%) Linux
13 5 (14.71%) Wireless
13 5 (14.71%) CCNP
14 4 (11.76%) BCP
14 4 (11.76%) Legal

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Lync
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) LAN
1 20 (58.82%) WAN
2 13 (38.24%) IP Telephony
3 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (26.47%) PBX
5 8 (23.53%) Firewall
6 7 (20.59%) ISDN
7 6 (17.65%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (14.71%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
10 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
10 3 (8.82%) WAAS
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.88%) Internet
11 2 (5.88%) MPLS
11 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) VoIP Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) IVR
2 3 (8.82%) AVVID
3 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Telemarketing
3 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.76%) BCP
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Snort
1 2 (5.88%) Squid
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
2 4 (11.76%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) BT
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Mitel
4 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.94%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.94%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.94%) Mercator
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Ericsson