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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 52 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.49% 5.00% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £223 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.53% -31.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £181 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £265 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +24.24%
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
71 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.71% 8.02% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 43
Median daily rate £380 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 5 £350 +57.30%
Gwent - 2 £400 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - -
Newport - 1 £415 -
VoIP
Wales

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Polycom
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) CCVP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Avaya
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Coverity
6 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) SNMP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) OO
1 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCVP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Polycom
3 6 (40.00%) Avaya
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Coverity
6 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds