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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 104 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.08% 1.40% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 6.59% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £304 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £431 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
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
412 364 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.24% 21.25% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 178 130
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Basingstoke +3 3 £165 - 1
Fareham +5 2 £338 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £375 -
Farnborough - 2 £150 -
Eastleigh - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Winchester - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (57.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) IVR
6 12 (30.00%) IP Telephony
6 12 (30.00%) CCNA
7 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) Firewall
8 8 (20.00%) PBX
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) Telemarketing
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.50%) ISDN
10 6 (15.00%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Network Design
10 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Wireless
11 5 (12.50%) CCNP
12 4 (10.00%) BCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.50%) Lync
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) WAN
1 21 (52.50%) LAN
2 12 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) PBX
5 7 (17.50%) ISDN
6 6 (15.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) VLAN
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (7.50%) WAAS
9 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
9 3 (7.50%) PSTN
9 3 (7.50%) DOCSIS
10 2 (5.00%) Internet
10 2 (5.00%) MPLS
10 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) VoIP Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Voice Design Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) IVR
2 3 (7.50%) AVVID
2 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Telemarketing
3 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) BCP
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Squid
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (10.00%) F5
2 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (7.50%) Nokia
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) BT
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.50%) Mercator