The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 124 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 20 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.20% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 8.72% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 21
Average daily rate £250 £268 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 - £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
483 321 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.58% 13.80% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 187 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -10 8 - - 4
Devon -7 6 £425 +58.87% 1
Somerset -12 4 £245 +40.00%
Dorset -6 1 - - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 6
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (47.06%) WAN
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (32.35%) CCNP
5 11 (32.35%) CCNA
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) Supplier Management
10 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
11 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (11.76%) PABX
11 4 (11.76%) Network Management
11 4 (11.76%) Network Design
11 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
11 4 (11.76%) Firewall
11 4 (11.76%) Handset
11 4 (11.76%) IVR
11 4 (11.76%) Android

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
5 4 (11.76%) PABX
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security
5 4 (11.76%) SGSN
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.82%) SNMP
6 3 (8.82%) BGP
6 3 (8.82%) OSPF
6 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.82%) ISUP
6 3 (8.82%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (8.82%) GGSN
6 3 (8.82%) LTE
6 3 (8.82%) MGW
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Military
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
2 4 (11.76%) Voice Support Technician
2 4 (11.76%) Designer
2 4 (11.76%) Network Designer
2 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Security Designer
3 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Support
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Handset
2 4 (11.76%) IVR
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Android
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (14.71%) Supplier Management
2 4 (11.76%) Network Management
2 4 (11.76%) Network Design
2 4 (11.76%) Time Management
3 3 (8.82%) Kanban
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum
3 3 (8.82%) Data Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Security
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Information Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNP
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) ISEB
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (5.88%) UAG
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
3 4 (11.76%) McAfee
4 3 (8.82%) Avaya
4 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.82%) Huawei
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) BT
5 2 (5.88%) Siemens
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.94%) Tektronix
6 1 (2.94%) Google
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