The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 51 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.07%
VoIP
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.42% 14.35% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 28
Average daily rate £325 £288 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 September 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 29 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff - 5 £350 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
VoIP
Wales

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Nokia
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Mitel
5 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) H.323
3 1 (6.67%) ISDN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) PPP
3 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (6.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Voice Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) VoIP Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCDA
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) Nokia
2 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Mitel
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Nortel
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos