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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 71 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 1.10% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 8.91% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£223 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
VoIP
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 101 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.31% 12.38% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 31
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
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 29 May 2015. 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 -9 2 £223 -31.53%
North Wales - 1 - - 1
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) iSeries
3 6 (46.15%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) Lotus
3 6 (46.15%) IBM Notes
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Adobe
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Avaya
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (7.69%) Softswitch
8 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (7.69%) Lync
8 1 (7.69%) PABX
8 1 (7.69%) vCloud
8 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (7.69%) Stonesoft
8 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
8 1 (7.69%) iPhone

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Softswitch
2 1 (7.69%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Desktop Support
2 4 (30.77%) PC Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) ICT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Lotus
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Stonesoft
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Dell