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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 46 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 5.71% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£170 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
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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
85 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.01% 10.70% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 20 14
Average daily rate £369 £285 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.38% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware