The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / South West
Rank 121 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.71% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 4.90% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 20
Median daily rate £393 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £133 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £34.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
381 429 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 14.54% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 288 202
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £429 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 35
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol -1 6 £339 +4.15% 2
Gloucestershire +1 3 £450 +260.00%
Somerset +2 2 - -
Dorset +1 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Devon - 1 £185 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) Project Management
6 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 11 (28.21%) Migration
8 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
8 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
11 7 (17.95%) LAN
11 7 (17.95%) WAN
11 7 (17.95%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (15.38%) Ansible
12 6 (15.38%) DevOps
12 6 (15.38%) Puppet
12 6 (15.38%) IVR
12 6 (15.38%) RUP
12 6 (15.38%) DSDM
12 6 (15.38%) CCNA
12 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (7.69%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (7.69%) Confluence
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DHCP
1 7 (17.95%) LAN
1 7 (17.95%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) Wireless
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) MPLS
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
3 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
4 3 (7.69%) AMQP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 3 (7.69%) OpenScape
4 3 (7.69%) OSPF
4 3 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) dBASE
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
1 4 (10.26%) CMake
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) GoogleTest
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Head of Delivery
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Head of Digital
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Site Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) IVR
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.69%) Handset
4 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) CESG
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) DSDM
6 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) RUP
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Service Design
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.69%) Validation
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) RHCE
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.13%) CCDA
7 2 (5.13%) CNA
7 2 (5.13%) CNE
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.13%) MCITP
7 2 (5.13%) MCSA
7 2 (5.13%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.56%) MCP
8 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Docker
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Nessus
3 1 (2.56%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.56%) Nmap
3 1 (2.56%) QRadar
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Siemens
4 3 (7.69%) Verint
5 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) Mitel
5 2 (5.13%) Novell
5 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.13%) Sophos
5 2 (5.13%) Veeam
5 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.56%) Intel