The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 16 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.67% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.88% 3.64% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 0
Average daily rate £360 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £283
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+119.51% +24.24%
VoIP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.04% 12.91% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 29
Average daily rate £350 £423 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Southampton region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Southampton region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 42 (91.30%) WAN
2 39 (84.78%) LAN
3 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
4 36 (78.26%) Wireless
4 36 (78.26%) Firewall
4 36 (78.26%) Cisco
5 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
6 26 (56.52%) CCNP
7 24 (52.17%) CheckPoint
8 22 (47.83%) Network Security
8 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (32.61%) CCNA
10 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
10 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
11 7 (15.22%) Palo Alto
12 6 (13.04%) Avaya
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.04%) BT
12 6 (13.04%) VMware
13 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
13 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
13 4 (8.70%) CCIE
13 4 (8.70%) SLA
14 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (6.52%) Windows
14 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
15 2 (4.35%) zsh

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) WAN
2 39 (84.78%) LAN
3 36 (78.26%) Firewall
3 36 (78.26%) Wireless
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (47.83%) Network Security
5 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
5 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) 802.11
7 1 (2.17%) BGP
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.17%) MPLS
7 1 (2.17%) Multicast
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Network Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Consultant
4 11 (23.91%) Network Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Telephony Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Telephony Support
7 3 (6.52%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
2 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
2 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 2 (4.35%) Scrum
3 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Budget Control
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL
4 1 (2.17%) ITSM
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.35%) C++
1 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (76.09%) SC Cleared
3 26 (56.52%) CCNP
4 15 (32.61%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) zsh
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.22%) Palo Alto
4 6 (13.04%) Avaya
4 6 (13.04%) BT
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless