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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 135 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 4.09% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 15
Average daily rate
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- £350 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.75%
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
504 269 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.50% 11.96% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 137 201
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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
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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -11 3 - - 6
Bristol - 3 - - 3
Dorset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Somerset - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (16.00%) Network Design
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) Apple
8 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) PABX
9 2 (8.00%) IVR
9 2 (8.00%) Handset
9 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.00%) PABX
6 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) RTP
7 1 (4.00%) Telnet
7 1 (4.00%) VRRP
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) ADSL
7 1 (4.00%) PBX
7 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Voice Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
1 2 (8.00%) Handset
1 2 (8.00%) IVR
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCIP
2 1 (4.00%) MCT
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Siemens
4 2 (8.00%) BT
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.00%) IronPort
5 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.00%) Tektronix
5 1 (4.00%) Trustwave
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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