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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 117 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 24 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 4.28% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
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£238 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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
389 397 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.53% 14.04% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 204 191
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 29
Average hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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
Wiltshire +7 10 £300 +3.98% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £265 - 1
Dorset -2 3 £165 -47.20% 3
Somerset -2 2 £194 -11.93% 1
Bristol -8 1 £300 - 1
Devon - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (53.52%) WAN
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco
2 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (39.44%) Windows
3 26 (36.62%) LAN
3 26 (36.62%) Firewall
4 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
5 21 (29.58%) VPN
5 21 (29.58%) CCNA
6 16 (22.54%) Wireless
7 15 (21.13%) Network Security
7 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
8 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.31%) ITIL
9 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
9 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
10 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.49%) Avaya
11 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
12 10 (14.08%) MCSE
13 9 (12.68%) McAfee
13 9 (12.68%) MPLS
13 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
13 9 (12.68%) Juniper
13 9 (12.68%) HP
14 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (11.27%) SQL
14 8 (11.27%) WLAN
14 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (53.52%) WAN
2 26 (36.62%) LAN
2 26 (36.62%) Firewall
3 21 (29.58%) VPN
4 16 (22.54%) Wireless
5 15 (21.13%) Network Security
6 9 (12.68%) MPLS
7 8 (11.27%) WLAN
7 8 (11.27%) IP Telephony
7 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) VLAN
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (8.45%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (7.04%) DHCP
10 5 (7.04%) DNS
10 5 (7.04%) Internet
11 4 (5.63%) PBX
12 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
12 3 (4.23%) DPNSS
12 3 (4.23%) QSIG
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Network Support
5 4 (5.63%) Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) JSP
2 1 (1.41%) Flash
2 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) Handset
2 5 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) IVR
4 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.63%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.82%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
2 6 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.23%) Project Management
4 3 (4.23%) SIEM
5 2 (2.82%) Test Automation
5 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.82%) Validation
6 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.41%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) ERP
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.41%) CRM
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
3 21 (29.58%) CCNA
4 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
5 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (14.08%) MCSE
8 7 (9.86%) CCNP
9 3 (4.23%) CCVP
9 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.82%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.41%) Degree
11 1 (1.41%) HND
11 1 (1.41%) CISSP
11 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.41%) CISA
11 1 (1.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) JSP 440
2 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) Avaya
4 9 (12.68%) Juniper
4 9 (12.68%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) McAfee
5 7 (9.86%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
6 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.45%) Nokia
7 5 (7.04%) Polycom
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) Apple
9 2 (2.82%) BT
9 2 (2.82%) hybris
9 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.41%) Acronis
10 1 (1.41%) Ruckus Wireless
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