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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 59 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.40% 1.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 8.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£223 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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
39 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.77% 13.32% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 25
Average daily rate £300 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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
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 6 May 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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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 +10 2 £223 -39.04%
VoIP
Wales

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (25.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (25.00%) PABX
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya