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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 104 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 41 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 7.71% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 2
Median daily rate £322 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £481 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.67% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +112.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +24.24%
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
528 376 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.51% 11.90% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 229 210
Median daily rate £360 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
Somerset - 15 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £375 -21.05% 5
Devon +9 6 £250 -18.69% 1
Bristol +4 5 £388 +236.95% 6
Dorset -10 5 £400 - 3
Gloucestershire -11 1 £325 -31.57% 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 42 (56.00%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) LAN
2 37 (49.33%) WAN
3 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (38.67%) Firewall
5 24 (32.00%) Wireless
5 24 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 23 (30.67%) ITIL
7 21 (28.00%) CCNP
7 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (26.67%) Fortinet
9 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
10 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.33%) Windows
12 12 (16.00%) Unified Communications
13 11 (14.67%) Project Management
13 11 (14.67%) CCNA
13 11 (14.67%) VPN
14 10 (13.33%) Internet
14 10 (13.33%) PABX
15 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
15 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.00%) VMware
16 8 (10.67%) Handset
16 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
16 8 (10.67%) Service Management
16 8 (10.67%) IVR
16 8 (10.67%) MS Excel

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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (49.33%) LAN
1 37 (49.33%) WAN
2 29 (38.67%) Firewall
3 24 (32.00%) Wireless
4 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 10 (13.33%) Internet
7 10 (13.33%) PABX
8 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.33%) OpenScape
10 6 (8.00%) MPLS
10 6 (8.00%) OSPF
10 6 (8.00%) Skype
11 5 (6.67%) BGP
11 5 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.67%) NetScreen
11 5 (6.67%) VLAN
11 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.67%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.67%) Voice Support Technician
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Handset
1 8 (10.67%) IVR
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) CESG
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Project Management
3 8 (10.67%) Service Management
4 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Network Design
5 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.33%) ITSM
6 4 (5.33%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Coaching
7 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.00%) Process Management
7 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (28.00%) CCNP
4 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.67%) CCNA
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) CCDA
7 1 (1.33%) CCDP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) BitLocker
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.33%) UAG
2 4 (5.33%) XenApp
2 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Cisco
2 24 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) VMware
6 8 (10.67%) Mitel
7 7 (9.33%) Juniper
8 5 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.67%) Sophos
8 5 (6.67%) WatchGuard
9 4 (5.33%) AppSense
9 4 (5.33%) BT
9 4 (5.33%) Canon
9 4 (5.33%) Citrix
9 4 (5.33%) F5
10 3 (4.00%) Aruba
11 2 (2.67%) Aastra
11 2 (2.67%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.67%) Veeam
11 2 (2.67%) Virgin Media
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