The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 59 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.95% - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% - 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -6.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.10% 12.26% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 44
Average daily rate £338 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
VoIP
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 7 £325 - 2
North Wales - - - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Sophos
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Lumension
5 3 (33.33%) Lotus
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) assyst
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) BT
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) PPP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) PABX
6 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Change Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Sophos
3 3 (33.33%) Lumension
3 3 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) BT
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 1 (11.11%) F5