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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 65 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 6.32% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -8.75%
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
115 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.75% 13.71% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 28
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £184 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 5 £375 +31.57%
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) SCCM
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (20.00%) SNMP
7 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (20.00%) C
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) UML
7 5 (20.00%) ITSM
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.00%) Eclipse

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
2 6 (24.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) SNMP
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) DNS
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) PABX
7 1 (4.00%) SDH
7 1 (4.00%) Skype
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) StarTeam
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CCTV
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) ITSM
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCDP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Coverity
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Polycom
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds