The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 46 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.51% 1.65% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 10.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £300 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+72.36% -9.52%
VoIP
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.14% 16.08% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 38 31
Average daily rate £363 £413 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Telepresence
2 2 (40.00%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Telepresence
2 2 (40.00%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Verint