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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 107 132 105
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing VoIP 43 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 1.92% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.98 £22.15 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £42.50 £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
VoIP
England

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
461 521 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.86% 15.86% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 320 136
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £26.25 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.75% +37.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.91 £120.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
Dorset +11 13 - - 3
Wiltshire +11 13 £363 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 7 £305 -
Bristol +1 6 £260 - 2
Devon - 3 £308 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco
3 21 (31.82%) WAN
4 20 (30.30%) LAN
5 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.73%) Network Security
7 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
8 12 (18.18%) CCNA
8 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (18.18%) Network Design
9 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 10 (15.15%) 4G
9 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) Firewall
10 9 (13.64%) Avaya
11 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.12%) Citrix
11 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 7 (10.61%) Military
12 7 (10.61%) CCNP
12 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
12 7 (10.61%) ITIL
13 6 (9.09%) LTE
13 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.09%) VPN
13 6 (9.09%) DNS
13 6 (9.09%) SAN
13 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (9.09%) IVR
13 6 (9.09%) VMware

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) WAN
2 20 (30.30%) LAN
3 15 (22.73%) Network Security
4 10 (15.15%) 4G
5 9 (13.64%) Firewall
6 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.09%) VPN
7 6 (9.09%) DNS
7 6 (9.09%) SAN
7 6 (9.09%) LTE
8 5 (7.58%) QSIG
8 5 (7.58%) DPNSS
8 5 (7.58%) PBX
9 4 (6.06%) ATM
9 4 (6.06%) Wireless
9 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.55%) WiMAX
10 3 (4.55%) VLAN
10 3 (4.55%) 3G
11 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Military
3 5 (7.58%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Designer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) IVR
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Network Design
2 7 (10.61%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.58%) SDLC
4 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.06%) Network Management
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.55%) Server Hardening
5 3 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 3 (4.55%) WFM
5 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.03%) Service Management
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) ITSM
6 2 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Tcl
2 2 (3.03%) C
2 2 (3.03%) C#
2 2 (3.03%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) CCNA
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) CCNP
5 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) HND
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) MCSA
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.52%) CCENT
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.52%) Iperf
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) Avaya
4 8 (12.12%) Citrix
5 6 (9.09%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) BT
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.52%) Verint
9 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.52%) OpenText
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) Genesys
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec