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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 18 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.44% 10.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 43.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 0
Median daily rate £385 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
48 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.33% 23.26% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 42
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £15.36 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.87% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Wireless
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) CCNP
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Network Design
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.00%) SCOM
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Clustering

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 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
1 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Wireless
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) Junos
6 1 (5.00%) MRTG
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Varonis
5 2 (10.00%) Wyse
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy