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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 105 114 137
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing VoIP 38 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.19% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 8.97% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.46 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £48.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+97.56% -8.88%
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
484 446 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 13.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 244 295
Median daily rate £350 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.50 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Wiltshire +10 13 £363 -25.64%
Bristol -2 10 £275 -31.25% 2
Somerset - 8 £263 - 2
Devon +10 3 £250 -18.69% 1
Gloucestershire +4 3 £325 -12.16%
Dorset -13 1 £450 - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 44 (52.38%) Cisco
2 37 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (42.86%) LAN
3 36 (42.86%) WAN
4 33 (39.29%) Firewall
5 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 29 (34.52%) SC Cleared
7 28 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 26 (30.95%) CCNP
8 26 (30.95%) Wireless
9 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (26.19%) ITIL
11 20 (23.81%) Fortinet
12 16 (19.05%) CCNA
12 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
14 12 (14.29%) Windows
14 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.29%) Internet
14 12 (14.29%) Mitel
15 11 (13.10%) Project Management
15 11 (13.10%) VPN
15 11 (13.10%) Unified Communications
16 10 (11.90%) Juniper
16 10 (11.90%) VMware
17 9 (10.71%) OSPF
17 9 (10.71%) PABX
18 8 (9.52%) BGP
18 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
18 8 (9.52%) DHCP

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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.86%) LAN
1 36 (42.86%) WAN
2 33 (39.29%) Firewall
3 26 (30.95%) Wireless
4 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.29%) Internet
5 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (13.10%) Unified Communications
6 11 (13.10%) VPN
7 9 (10.71%) OSPF
7 9 (10.71%) PABX
8 8 (9.52%) BGP
8 8 (9.52%) DHCP
9 7 (8.33%) OpenScape
9 7 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (8.33%) VLAN
9 7 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.14%) DNS
10 6 (7.14%) Skype
11 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Field Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Network Field Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Voice Support Technician
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.76%) Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Handset
1 8 (9.52%) IVR
2 7 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (2.38%) CMDB
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Project Management
3 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.14%) Change Management
5 6 (7.14%) Migration
5 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.14%) Service Management
6 5 (5.95%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.76%) Coaching
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Network Design
7 4 (4.76%) Process Management
7 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Security Management
8 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 29 (34.52%) SC Cleared
4 26 (30.95%) CCNP
5 16 (19.05%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) CCDP
6 3 (3.57%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.57%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.38%) UAG
2 2 (2.38%) XenApp
2 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.19%) DameWare
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Cisco
2 28 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.81%) Fortinet
4 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.29%) Mitel
6 10 (11.90%) Juniper
6 10 (11.90%) VMware
7 5 (5.95%) Dell
7 5 (5.95%) SonicWALL
7 5 (5.95%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.76%) Avaya
8 4 (4.76%) BT
8 4 (4.76%) Citrix
8 4 (4.76%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) Aruba
9 3 (3.57%) F5
9 3 (3.57%) Sophos
10 2 (2.38%) AppSense
10 2 (2.38%) Canon
10 2 (2.38%) Forcepoint