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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 114 126 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing VoIP 27 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.57% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.24% 3.95% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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
373 481 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.70% 14.50% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 256 188
Average daily rate £350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 21
Average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.55 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £40.60 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Gloucestershire 0 11 £475 - 1
Dorset +4 5 £165 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £200 - 3
Bristol -6 4 £300 - 6
Somerset -1 1 £150 -37.50%
Cornwall - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 34 (47.89%) WAN
3 30 (42.25%) Windows
4 28 (39.44%) LAN
5 24 (33.80%) Firewall
5 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
6 18 (25.35%) CCNA
7 17 (23.94%) VPN
8 16 (22.54%) Wireless
9 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) Network Security
11 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
12 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
12 11 (15.49%) Avaya
12 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
13 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.08%) MCSE
14 9 (12.68%) SQL
14 9 (12.68%) ITIL
14 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
14 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
14 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
15 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.27%) MPLS
15 8 (11.27%) McAfee

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) CMS
4 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.89%) WAN
2 28 (39.44%) LAN
3 24 (33.80%) Firewall
4 17 (23.94%) VPN
5 16 (22.54%) Wireless
6 14 (19.72%) Network Security
7 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.27%) WLAN
8 8 (11.27%) MPLS
8 8 (11.27%) IP Telephony
8 8 (11.27%) VLAN
9 7 (9.86%) DNS
10 6 (8.45%) DHCP
11 5 (7.04%) Internet
12 4 (5.63%) PBX
13 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
13 3 (4.23%) FTP
13 3 (4.23%) DPNSS
13 3 (4.23%) RTP
13 3 (4.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Military
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Architect
4 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Voice Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Support
6 3 (4.23%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
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 7 (9.86%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.45%) Handset
4 5 (7.04%) Open Source
5 3 (4.23%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.82%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.82%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.23%) Validation
3 3 (4.23%) Supplier Management
3 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
3 3 (4.23%) SIEM
4 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management
4 2 (2.82%) Project Management
4 2 (2.82%) CRM
4 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.41%) Service Management
5 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.41%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.35%) CCNA
3 15 (21.13%) DV Cleared
4 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (14.08%) MCSE
6 6 (8.45%) CCNP
7 3 (4.23%) CCVP
7 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.82%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.41%) Degree
9 1 (1.41%) HND
9 1 (1.41%) CISSP
9 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CISA
9 1 (1.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
1 3 (4.23%) Iperf
2 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) Avaya
4 8 (11.27%) Juniper
4 8 (11.27%) McAfee
5 7 (9.86%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.04%) Polycom
7 5 (7.04%) HP
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix
8 3 (4.23%) BT
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Nokia
9 2 (2.82%) Lotus
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) Adobe
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) SAP
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