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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 37 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.93% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.94% 2.53% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£525 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -18.36%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.18% 18.37% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 43
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Avaya
3 5 (50.00%) DPNSS
3 5 (50.00%) QSIG
3 5 (50.00%) PBX
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) IVR
4 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) WFM
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Lotus
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) PBX
2 5 (50.00%) DPNSS
2 5 (50.00%) QSIG
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) WFM
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (10.00%) OpenText
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP