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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 100 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 45 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 0.49% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.98% 3.69% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 12
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£350 £303 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £246 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £106.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £39.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 - £173.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.88 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-6.58% -13.91%
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
501 298 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 13.35% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 145 183
Average daily rate £350 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -6 13 £375 +23.45% 8
Somerset - 12 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £135 - 1
Devon -13 7 £225 -35.45% 7
Bristol -9 4 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) WAN
3 23 (42.59%) Windows
4 20 (37.04%) LAN
4 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (25.93%) Wireless
5 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.07%) Firewall
6 13 (24.07%) CCNA
7 12 (22.22%) VPN
8 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.81%) MCSE
11 8 (14.81%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) VMware
13 6 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (11.11%) Network Security
13 6 (11.11%) JSP 440
13 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 6 (11.11%) WLAN
13 6 (11.11%) Nokia
13 6 (11.11%) HP
13 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) WAN
2 20 (37.04%) LAN
3 14 (25.93%) Wireless
4 13 (24.07%) Firewall
5 12 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (11.11%) Network Security
6 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.11%) WLAN
6 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.41%) VLAN
8 4 (7.41%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.41%) MPLS
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (5.56%) Internet
9 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.70%) ADSL
10 2 (3.70%) DNS
10 2 (3.70%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Military
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Network Support
6 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.85%) Flash
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Open Source
1 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.41%) Handset
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) MCSE
6 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) CCNP
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.56%) CCVP
9 1 (1.85%) CISSP
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.85%) CISA
9 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
3 1 (1.85%) Snort
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Nokia
4 6 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.26%) Juniper
6 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
6 4 (7.41%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) Avaya
7 3 (5.56%) Polycom
8 2 (3.70%) BT
8 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) Apple
8 2 (3.70%) hybris
8 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) Veeam
9 1 (1.85%) Acronis
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
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Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Rate: Per Hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Annapurna
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago