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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / South West
Rank 113 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.59% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 4.34% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 19
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £381 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +5.74%

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
328 392 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 13.56% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 246 213
Median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Wiltshire +6 7 £663 +80.27%
Bristol 0 3 £339 +12.83% 1
Dorset +1 2 £450 +20.00% 2
Devon - 2 £186 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £405 - 1
Somerset -1 1 - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
6 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.22%) DHCP
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
9 7 (19.44%) LAN
9 7 (19.44%) WAN
9 7 (19.44%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Puppet
10 6 (16.67%) Ansible
10 6 (16.67%) DevOps
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (16.67%) Wireless
10 6 (16.67%) Service Management
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.67%) CCNA

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 4 (11.11%) VLAN
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.78%) CMake
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Head of Digital
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Site Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.33%) Handset
4 3 (8.33%) IVR
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.56%) CESG
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) DSDM
5 6 (16.67%) RUP
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Service Design
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.56%) Information Governance
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) RHCE
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.56%) CCDA
7 2 (5.56%) CNA
7 2 (5.56%) CNE
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.56%) MCITP
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CISSP
8 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.78%) DameWare
3 1 (2.78%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Nessus
3 1 (2.78%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.78%) Nmap
3 1 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) Verint
6 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Mitel
6 2 (5.56%) Novell
6 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam
6 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) Mercator
7 1 (2.78%) Polycom
7 1 (2.78%) Qualys