The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 48 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% - 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £289 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -8.72%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.18% 13.80% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 29
Average daily rate £350 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £151 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VoIP
Wales

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 2 £365 - 1
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
VoIP
Wales

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Lumension
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Lotus
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Sophos
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) assyst
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) BT
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (12.50%) PABX

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) PABX
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Deskside Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 3 (37.50%) Lotus
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Lumension
3 2 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee