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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 116 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 25 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.91% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 7.02% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 26
Median daily rate £323 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £663 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £42.46 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.05% +112.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
354 413 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 12.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 231 271
Median daily rate £350 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £202 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 60
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 - 9 £650 - 1
Devon +12 7 £185 -
Dorset -5 2 £450 -21.73% 1
Cornwall - 2 £300 -
Somerset +24 1 - - 1
Bristol -3 1 £325 +4.00% 2
Gloucestershire -6 1 £405 +55.76%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 22 (40.74%) Cisco
1 22 (40.74%) VMware
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (29.63%) Project Management
4 15 (27.78%) CCNA
4 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.07%) Windows
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) DHCP
7 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 11 (20.37%) CCNP
8 11 (20.37%) LAN
8 11 (20.37%) WAN
9 10 (18.52%) Firewall
10 9 (16.67%) Wireless
10 9 (16.67%) Service Management
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
11 8 (14.81%) DNS
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 7 (12.96%) Scrum
12 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2

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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DHCP
2 11 (20.37%) LAN
2 11 (20.37%) WAN
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) Wireless
5 8 (14.81%) DNS
5 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.96%) VPN
7 6 (11.11%) Internet
7 6 (11.11%) OSPF
7 6 (11.11%) SAN
8 5 (9.26%) BGP
8 5 (9.26%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (9.26%) VLAN
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (7.41%) MPLS
10 3 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.85%) CMake
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Military
3 3 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Head of Delivery
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Support
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Digital
6 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (11.11%) CESG
4 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
4 5 (9.26%) Replication
4 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Service Management
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) DSDM
7 6 (11.11%) RUP
8 5 (9.26%) Service Design
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
10 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 15 (27.78%) CCNA
4 11 (20.37%) CCNP
5 6 (11.11%) MCSE
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) CCDP
7 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.56%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.56%) RHCE
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.70%) CCDA
8 2 (3.70%) CNA
8 2 (3.70%) CNE
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.70%) MCITP
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
8 2 (3.70%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Ansible
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) SCCM
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.85%) DameWare
4 1 (1.85%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (1.85%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.85%) Nmap
4 1 (1.85%) QRadar
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco
1 22 (40.74%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Juniper
3 6 (11.11%) Mitel
4 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.56%) Aruba
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) F5
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) Sophos
4 3 (5.56%) Veeam
5 2 (3.70%) Avaya
5 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.70%) Novell
5 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard