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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 123 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 8.82% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 11
Average daily rate £288 £350 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 £26.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +89.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -9.52%
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
421 431 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.00% 13.49% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 221 159
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +4 8 £263 -12.50% 7
Wiltshire -20 5 £345 -8.00% 3
Gloucestershire +4 4 £125 -52.83% 2
Somerset +3 2 £275 +15.78% 1
Dorset +4 1 £375 +100.00% 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Cisco
2 24 (46.15%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
3 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (21.15%) VMware
6 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (19.23%) SAN
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) CCNA
8 9 (17.31%) HP
8 9 (17.31%) Network Design
9 8 (15.38%) Firewall
9 8 (15.38%) ITIL
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
10 7 (13.46%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
10 7 (13.46%) 4G
10 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.54%) LTE
11 6 (11.54%) CCNP
11 6 (11.54%) Avaya
11 6 (11.54%) Hitachi
11 6 (11.54%) DNS
12 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) LAN
1 14 (26.92%) WAN
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) 4G
4 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
5 6 (11.54%) DNS
5 6 (11.54%) LTE
6 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 5 (9.62%) Wireless
7 4 (7.69%) MPLS
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security
8 3 (5.77%) 3G
8 3 (5.77%) DHCP
8 3 (5.77%) MD110
8 3 (5.77%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.85%) GSM
9 2 (3.85%) SSL
9 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Pentaho
General
1 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.62%) Military
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) IT Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Deskside Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Deskside Support
6 3 (5.77%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) J2EE
1 1 (1.92%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) CESG
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Handset
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Network Design
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) SDLC
4 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 3 (5.77%) Open Source
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
5 3 (5.77%) Requirements Management
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.85%) ITSM
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (17.31%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) CCNP
5 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CCDA
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) CCENT
7 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.92%) Def Stans
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.92%) UAG
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) DameWare
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Avaya
5 6 (11.54%) Hitachi
6 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) Genesys
7 3 (5.77%) Aastra
7 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
7 3 (5.77%) Veeam
8 2 (3.85%) Altiris
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.92%) AppSense
9 1 (1.92%) F5
9 1 (1.92%) Verint
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