The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 26 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.54% 0.90% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 8.33% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £316 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.99% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +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
40 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.95% 10.75% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 26
Median daily rate £375 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -61.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 32 (91.43%) WAN
2 29 (82.86%) LAN
3 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
4 26 (74.29%) Cisco
4 26 (74.29%) Firewall
5 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 25 (71.43%) Wireless
6 21 (60.00%) Network Security
7 18 (51.43%) CCNA
8 17 (48.57%) CCNP
8 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
9 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
10 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (17.14%) VMware
11 6 (17.14%) BT
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) Avaya
12 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
12 4 (11.43%) AlgoSec
12 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
12 4 (11.43%) Tufin
13 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
13 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (8.57%) Windows
14 2 (5.71%) zsh

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) WAN
2 29 (82.86%) LAN
3 26 (74.29%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) Wireless
5 21 (60.00%) Network Security
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) DHCP
8 1 (2.86%) DNS
8 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) Multicast
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Network Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Telephony Support
6 3 (8.57%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
1 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
2 2 (5.71%) Scrum
2 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL
3 1 (2.86%) ITSM
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (51.43%) CCNA
4 17 (48.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (17.14%) Avaya
4 6 (17.14%) BT
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) AlgoSec
5 4 (11.43%) Tufin
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper