The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
VoIP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.41% 13.02% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 36
Average daily rate £375 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -47.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 8 £375 - 2
West Wales - - - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (55.00%) Cisco
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Nokia
5 4 (20.00%) McAfee
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Xen

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) H.323
3 1 (5.00%) ISDN
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) PPP
3 1 (5.00%) PABX
3 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Voice Architect
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) McAfee
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) Nokia
4 4 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Nortel
7 1 (5.00%) Siemens
7 1 (5.00%) Lotus