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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 108 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.75% 1.33% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 6.70% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
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£165 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
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
414 373 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.35% 19.80% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 147
Average daily rate £375 £378 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +37.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -4 2 £168 -55.33%
Farnborough - 2 £150 - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (48.84%) LAN
1 21 (48.84%) WAN
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (32.56%) IVR
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 12 (27.91%) IP Telephony
6 11 (25.58%) CCNA
7 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) Firewall
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) PBX
9 8 (18.60%) Network Design
9 8 (18.60%) Telemarketing
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) ISDN
11 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
11 6 (13.95%) DOCSIS
11 6 (13.95%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Wireless
12 5 (11.63%) CCNP
12 5 (11.63%) Ericsson

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) LAN
1 21 (48.84%) WAN
2 12 (27.91%) IP Telephony
3 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) PBX
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
5 7 (16.28%) ISDN
6 6 (13.95%) DOCSIS
6 6 (13.95%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (11.63%) Wireless
8 4 (9.30%) PSTN
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
9 3 (6.98%) WAAS
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.65%) VLAN
10 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) VoIP Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Design Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Design Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Voice Design Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) IVR
2 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) AVVID
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Network Design
2 8 (18.60%) Telemarketing
3 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.30%) BCP
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
1 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
4 3 (6.98%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.65%) Snort
1 2 (4.65%) Squid
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 5 (11.63%) Ericsson
3 4 (9.30%) Nokia
3 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
3 4 (9.30%) F5
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) BT
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Mitel
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.33%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.33%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.33%) HP