The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 22 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.05% 2.80% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 13.04% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £225 £375 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +134.37%
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
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.68% 21.50% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £225 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +26.59%
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 Watford

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

VoIP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco